Damien Cave, the IF Stone winner from 1998, is now a New York Times correspondent in Baghdad. His story on how Iraqis fear anyone in uniform appeared on the front page on August 3, 2006.
Shlomi Simhi, 2005 IF Stone winner, did an internship for the L.A. Times in Israel last summer. For three months, he covered Tel-Aviv, Gaza and Jerusalem. He writes, “I feel that it's the ultimate fulfillment of the scholarship I was awarded by the OPC Foundation.”
Galima Bukharbaeva, the 2006 IF Stone winner and Uzbek exile, is currently in Germany, working the editor-in-chief of the online informational service on Uzbekistan, www.uznews.net.
Elizabeth Dickinson, the 2007 IF Stone winner, spent an internship with the Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels, where she covered Africa, the EU, and general development/economic issues, as well as some features work on the side. She then moved to Nigeria where she will string for The Economist. She also hopes to write for AllAfrica.com, Slate, and Africa Renewal.