Nora FitzGerald has been a journalist for more than 20 years. She was a special correspondent for The Washington Post and International Herald Tribune from Moscow, Berlin and Warsaw, a correspondent for the Chicago Tribune from Warsaw and Berlin, and the Moscow correspondent for ARTnews. She is currently a freelance writer, as well as an independent editor for the Washington Post special sections. She has written about social issues and culture for Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Financial Times and USA Today. Previously, she worked as a critic and feature writer for the Washington City Paper, and the Dallas Observer. Nora has also been a trainer and consulting editor to Russian journalists. She partnered with Moscow-based journalist Vladimir Ruvinsky, senior editor of Harvard Business Review Russia and a freelance writer on social issues, on this project.