To contact Marian Douglas-Ungaro click the "contact author" link. Message board posts will be delivered and are private. Marian Douglas-Ungaro is a Washington, DC native whose professional experience ranges from ethnicity, gender and diversity to broadcast journalism, social media and mass communication, and post-conflict reconstruction.
In 2008 Marian's profile was added to Siyanda.org's Gender Experts and Consultants Database. Siyanda is a part of the International Development Studies Centre at University of Sussex, UK.
Ms. Douglas-Ungaro has lived and worked in Africa and Europe as well as the Americas. Her language skills include French, Spanish and Italian, as well as a respectable lingua franca of the south Slav languages: Bosnian (bosanski), Croatian (hrvatski), Serbian (srpski), and Macedonian (makedonski).
She is a mother and grandmother, and is married to retired Italian diplomat Carlo Ungaro.
In July 2007 she was interviewed on the current, ongoing displacement of Washington DC's Black American majority population. This interview appeared in the European daily Nederlands Dagblad, published in the Netherlands (Holland). In 2006 as a blogger and Afrodescendant of the Americas, Ms. Douglas was featured with Jill Lepore of Harvard University and Simon Schama of the BBC in the Open Source Radio (public) broadcast titled The Hidden Histories of Slavery. At the 2004 European Social Forum in London UK she spoke on the plenary "Alliances We Need to Fight Racism." ln late 2004 she took part in the international conference sponsored by UNIFEM, International Alert and the Joan Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice on implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 to increase women's participation in conflict prevention and conflict resolution.