Rana Foroohar

Rana Foroohar

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1970 - present

Rana Foroohar is Global Business Columnist and Associate Editor at the Financial Times. She is also a Global Economic Analyst at CNN, covering the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. A coveted commentator for her top-level yet accessible analysis, Foroohar regularly speaks on the shifts occurring in globalization, the political economy, and the digital economy. She also offers real-time analyses on emerging markets, women in the workplace, education, and the disruption of big tech.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Real Time with Bill Maher
  • Face the Nation
  • This Week with George Stephanopoulos
  • Fareed Zakaria GPS
  • MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”
  • Real Vision

  • German Marshall Fund’s Peter Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting
  • 2018 Best in Business Award by the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing for her tech and policy coverage