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Nina Curley

Nina Curley

Editor-in-Chief

Wamda

Editor-in-Chief at Wamda

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Wamda

Editor-in-Chief

Covering entrepreneurship and startup news and conducting research throughout the Middle East and North Africa; leading a content team in Beirut and staff of regional freelancers, offering comprehensive coverage of breaking news, in-depth data, startup profiles, advice, and event coverage in the region. Also planning and launching Wamda's signature MixnMentor mentorship event and a series of women in entrepreneurship roundtables in every major city in the Arab world this year.

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SYNTAX

Communication Strategist

Worked as Content Lead for Wamda.com, a website originally developed by SYNTAX for Abraaj Capital. Covered entrepreneurship news and events throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

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Meedan

Development Consultant

Wrote stories, managed grants, assisted user interface development, and organized the Open Linguistic Data Conference at Harvard's Berkman Center for Meedan, an Arabic-English citizen news platform and translation engine.

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New York University

PhD Student

Focused on the neural structures involved in fear learning and reward learning, to understand how we make decisions based upon our history of reinforcement.

New York University

Research Assistant

Examined the influence of fear on decision-making in economic choice, and how fear memories can be unlearned and then re-triggered.

SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies) Research

Project Assistant, AIM E-learning Project

Digitized information about the development of immunization programs for global audiences, using XML.

New York University

PhD, Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience)

New York University

M.A., Psychology/ Interdisciplinary Studies

Stanford University

B.A., Humanities (Philosophy of Mind); minor in Biology, with honors

Groton School

High School Diploma