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Samantha Nutt, MD

Samantha Nutt is an award winning humanitarian and bestselling author. She is the Founder of War Child USA and Canada.

Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, medical doctor, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. Nutt’s debut and acclaimed non-fiction book Damned Nations: Greed Guns, Armies and Aid was released by McClelland and Stewart Ltd. (Random House) was a national #1 bestseller in both hard cover and trade paperback. She is also one of the busiest and most sought-after public speakers in North America, touring Canada and the USA to speak to a wide range of audiences on current affairs, conflict, international aid, women and foreign policy. Nutt is a featured foreign affairs panelist on the acclaimed news program, appearing regularly on CBC TV NEWS “The National with Peter Mansbridge.” Her written work has been published by Maclean’s Magazine, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Ottawa Citizen and The Huffington Post, among many others, and she has appeared in More Magazine, Marie Claire, and on NBC Nightly News, BBC World News Service, CBC, CTV, Global Television, WGN, and NPR, to name just a few. She is the Founder of War Child Canada and USA, and commutes between Toronto and New York.

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