Amsterdam ~ The Netherlands
Clarice M.D. Gargard (United States, Liberia, the Netherlands) is a journalist, columnist and filmmaker. She has worked for BNNVARA, AT5, NRC, Vogue and the Correspondent, among others. In 2019, she will represent the Netherlands as UN-Women Representative at the United Nations. She is an advocate of political and social themes such as emancipation and equality. Gargard was born in the United States, where part of her family lives. Her parents are originally from Liberia and she has lived in the Netherlands since age four. She is currently working on a documentary and book about her family history and the Liberian civil war.