LEXINGTON, VA, October 08, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Marvine Henrietta Howe with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Howe celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Ms. Howe is a retired political writer and newspaper reporter whose career in journalism began with Radio Maroc in Morocco as a news broadcaster in 1951. Over the next few years, her talents garnered her professional opportunities with the British Broadcasting Corporation and McGraw-Hill World News in Morocco. Ms. Howe also worked as a stringer for the New York Times and Time-Life in Algeria, Morocco, and Portugal, reporting on such topics as the Algerian War and the conflicts in Angola and Mozambique.
In 1972, Ms. Howe accepted a position on the staff of the New York Times, covering stories like the fall of Chili's Salvador Allende, Arab-Israeli conflicts in Lebanon, the British withdrawal from the Gulf, the military coup in Turkey, and the War in the Sahara. Over the next 13 years, she remained active as a correspondent and bureau chief in Rio de Janeiro, Beirut, Johannesburg and Athens. Recalled to New York City in 1985, she served as a reporter with the Times' metropolitan staff, focused on immigrant issues. She retired from the Times in 1994 and has found success as a freelance writer in the years since. A frequent to Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Ms. Howe travels abroad to Algeria, Morocco, Turkey, Morocco, Lebanon, Spain, and Portugal to gain inspiration for her stories.
During her impressive career, Ms. Howe has often lectured, including at a French lycee in Morocco in 1950, in University Center, Virginia in 1959 and the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 1991. Additionally, she offered her expertise as a delegate at the International Women's Medial Conference in Washington in 1986. Moreover, Ms. Howe was designated as an Adelaide Zagoren fellow at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 1991.
A gifted writer, Ms. Howe has authored several books, as well as travel articles and guidebooks. She also provided her wealth of knowledge to articles featured in various professional publications and newspapers such as the Monitor, Scholastic, the Africa Report, the International Herald Tribune and the World Policy Journal. Ms. Howe's written works additionally include "The Prince and I or One Woman's Morocco" in 1956, "Turkey Today: A Nation Divided Over Islam's Revival" in 2000, "Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges" in 2005 and "Al-Andalus Rediscovered: Iberia's New Muslims" in 2012.
Born in Shanghai, China, Ms. Howe relocated to the United States with her family as a child. After high school, she studied at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, earning a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1950. Ms. Howe subsequently briefly completed postgraduate coursework at Columbia University in the department of East Asian languages and cultures in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. But she soon abandoned her dream of returning to China for the immediate challenge of covering the African independence movements.
In support of her career, Ms. Howe is a member of the Lisbon Foreign Press Association, the Silurians Press Club and the American Association of University Women. She was recognized by Douglass College with a Poetry Award in 1950. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Howe has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in Finance and Industry.
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