Isabel Eva Bohrer is the Director and Founder of ROOSTERGNN Global News Network (RGNN.org), a non-profit news agency that promotes freedom of expression and journalism education. Under her leadership, ROOSTERGNN has grown into a multilingual news agency with over 700 journalists worldwide, from Singapore to the Ivory Coast.
Committed to training the next generation of journalists and communicators, ROOSTERGNN has its own Academy, which provides students from all over the world the opportunity to obtain real-world experience, learning alongside prestigious experts and mentors. The Academy currently offers pioneering Internship Seminars in Madrid, Spain, and Havana and Trinidad, Cuba.
The ROOSTERGNN Artist Residencies are selective Artist-in-Residence programs in Madrid, Spain and Havana and Trinidad, Cuba. The Madrid, Spain, Residency is open to writers, journalists, bloggers, photographers, filmmakers, videographers, digital artists, graphic designers, social media artists, creative programmers, coders, entrepreneurs and innovators. The Havana and Trinidad, Cuba, Residency is open to writers, journalists, bloggers, photographers, filmmakers, videographers, new media artists, graphic designers, visual artists, dancers, actors/actresses, musicians and composers.
As Corporate Development Director at FACTHOUS, a B2B/B2C Digital Communications & Marketing Agency, Ms. Bohrer leads global marketing campaigns and talent recruitment. As such, she has coordinated corporate communications strategies and events for clients such as GlaxoSmithKline, TetraPak, Talgo, Essilor, Havaianas, Women’Secret, Vogue’s Fashion Night Out, and more.
She has contributed to diverse publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The Telegraph, The New York Times Co., The Guardian, National Geographic, Vogue, W Magazine, Frommer’s Travel Guides and catalogues for the Museum of Modern Art in New York, amongst others.
Ms. Bohrer is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Harvard Book Award for Academic Excellence, the European Council of International Schools Award for International Understanding, a Columbia University Arts Scholarship at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and an Honorable Mention for the Columbia University Feigenbaum Prize in Literature Humanities. In 2013, she was appointed an Honorary position as External Internship Coordinator at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain.
Ms. Bohrer has been invited to speak at both national and international universities, providing career and internship advice for aspiring journalism and communications students.
She graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University in the City of New York.