Ronan Farrow Biography
(Journalist, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist)
Birthday: December 19, 1987 (Sagittarius)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Ronan Farrow is an American, journalist, human rights lawyer, and activist. Hailed as a child prodigy and boy genius, he went to Bard’s College in Simon’s Rock when he was just 11 years old and earned a degree at 15. He got an opportunity to study law at Yale Law School as a 16-year old teen, and soon after went to Oxford University to study international relations on a Rhodes scholarship. Ronan was an UNICEF spokesperson for eight years, helping in fundraising and campaigning for the rights of women and children unwittingly involved in the Darfur region of Sudan. He served as a foreign policy advisor under the first government of Barack Obama. He established the State Department’s ‘Office of Global Youth Issues’ after he was appointed as a ‘Special Advisor’ to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State in the Obama administration. As a journalist, he has contributed to several mainstream newspapers including ‘The Wall Street Journal’, ‘The Los Angeles Times’, and ‘The New York Times’ on foreign policy matters and human rights. He has also hosted several shows and appeared as an expert commentator on popular TV networks. Ronan has won several awards, chiefly for his journalistic forays and as an activist, including the ‘Refugees International’s McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award’ and the ‘Cronkite Award’.