As a freelance print journalist, Rebecca has reported for Vice News, McClatchy, Al Jazeera English, Middle East Eye, IRIN, The Christian Science Monitor and Inter Press Service. She has sought to understand the drivers and dynamics of conflict over territory and resources and how states fall apart and build back up.
With a focus on Libya since the 2011 revolution, Rebecca has traveled the country extensively. She has visited the south often to understand catalysts of conflict, as well as the perspective of communities along the span of Libya's Saharan frontier, from Kufra to Ghat.
Apart from producing feature stories for print and TV media from the region, she authored field reports, including for Small Arms Survey called Southern Libya Destabilized: The Case of Ubari (2017), and was a contributor the book The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath (Oxford University Press, 2016).
In addition, Rebecca is a communications advisor and field researcher with humanitarian organizations and institutions. She has trained and mentored local journalists in countries at war or in recovery, including Afghanistan, east Sri Lanka and Liberia.
Rebecca grew up in Kenya, the UK and the US. She holds an MA in International Affairs from the New School University in New York City, after some years in major film production. She is currently in Tunisia.