Gaia was born in Sicily (hence the picture of Stromboli volcano above!), but has found a home in Tunisia, Jordan, Austria, and the United Kingdom.

Her specialisms include human rights, gender, and migration.

Gaia is a creative multimedia journalist with an interest in reporting stories that make an impact.

She is currently working freelance, producing factual programmes for TV and radio.

Gaia works with BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, and the World Service, for which she produced a documentary on the 2011 Arab Spring. She also works for Al Jazeera’s current affairs TV programme, The Listening Post.

She also single-handedly launched The New Arab Voice podcast, which she produced and co-hosted.

With an academic background in international law, human rights, and politics, Gaia uses this expertise to produce reliable, informative, and nuanced journalism.

She holds an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London, and a BA in Law and International Relations from SOAS.

She speaks English, Italian, French, intermediate Spanish, and elementary Arabic.