Caroline Fourest, a journalist, film maker, and expert on French secularism. She is the author of many best-selling books in France, including The Genius of Secularism.
Caroline Fourest is a filmmaker, director, teacher, journalist, columnist, and was the co-founder of the journal ProChoix (feminist, anti-racist and secularist).
Very well-known in France as journalist and writer, Caroline Fourest wrote more than 22 books about radicalism, both political and religious, including a devastating biography of Marine Le Pen and Genius of Secularism.
Most of her books are published in paperback and she has received several awards for her work, including the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences Award for The Last Utopia, an academic book analysing the tension between universalism and Multiculturalism.
She has been columnist in Le Monde, France Culture and now in Marianne. Former journalist at Charlie Hebdo, she lost many friends and colleagues in the terrorist attack of January 7, 2015.
She received threats because of her work on Extremism, and for signing a Manifesto against new Totalitarianism with Salman Rushdie and Taslima Nasreen.