Maggie Fick is an American freelance journalist who has lived in Juba, Southern Sudan, since October 2009. She has traveled extensively throughout the south, reporting for the Associated Press since August 2010. Her work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, ForeignPolicy.com and the Guardian Weekly, among others.
Prior to working as a journalist, Maggie worked in Southern Sudan as a researcher for the Washington-based Enough Project, analyzing and writing about political and security dynamics. Before joining Enough in 2008, Maggie was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Niger, where she researched the role of women in urban and rural Tuareg society.