Emerging Democracies

“Emerging Democracies”
Kelly describes housesitting in Hanoi and Ya’an, China, and her participation in a women’s delegation to Mongolia — and each country’s democratic challenges.

Helping Syrian Refugees

“Helping Syrian Refugees”
While housesitting in Ajijic, Mexico, Kelly addresses an audience about Syrian refugees.  In 2008, she co-led a delegation in Damascus that helped Iraqi refugees and she’s since reported from Berlin (while housesitting) about newly arrived Syrian refugees during the world’s largest refugee crisis.

Releasing Evin Prison

“Releasing Evin Prison”
While housesitting in Europe, Kelly interviewed this former teenager who had been imprisoned in the notorious Evin Prison.

Teaching Peace

“Teaching Peace”
While housesitting in Osaka, Kelly attended the 70th commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.