Suleika Jaouad is an essayist, journalist and health advocate. She is the author of the Life, Interrupted column and video series in the New York Times, which earned her a 2013 News & Documentary Emmy Award. Her first book, Between Two Kingdoms, is forthcoming from Random House. She has also written for the New York Times Magazine, NPR and Vogue. She earned her BA with highest honors from Princeton University. When she’s not on the road with her Volkswagen camper van and rescue mutt Oscar, she lives in New York City.