Clarice M.D. Gargard
Clarice M.D. Gargard (b. 1988) is a journalist, writer and social justice advocate. She was born in the United States to Liberian parents, and sent to the Netherlands at the age of four to escape the Liberian civil war. Her short documentary, Daddy and the Warlord, won a Gouden Kalf, the most prestigious film award in the Netherlands. Gargard specializes in political and social issues around power structures, intersectional feminism and human rights. She works for various Dutch broadcasting and print media. In 2019, she was the Dutch UN Women’s Representative and also received a Black Achievement Award.