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Claude Forthomme
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Rome
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The Startup scene in Canada is gaining traction and thriving thanks to the help of companies like Startup Canada. The..
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Recently, Impakter sat down with painter Elizabeth Huey to discuss her process as an artist, the inspirations behind her work,..
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Our opening interview for our series on space exploration starts with Mr. Ruy Pinto, who is the Group Chief Operations..
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In his early twenties, David Sheen left his job as a graphic designer to find a more fulfilling life. While..
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Can new Forest ecosystems be designed and developed to provide the same type of stable and seasonal revenue as Croplands?  Hilly..
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Rêve en Vert is a sustainable fashion online boutique where you can find high quality and ethically produced designs from different..
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Frida Kahlo’s life ended before it began. Redefining beauty through her art and attitude, Frida becomes increasingly relevant in our..
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economist, writer; artist ; journalist and blogger
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painting, cooking
Employment
  • writer, painter, blogger, 2005 - present
  • United Nations agency: FAO; Harper & Row Editor; Washington University lecturer in economics; Coca Cola marketing expert
    1979 - 2004
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Rome
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Stockolm - Paris - New York - Chicago - Cairo - Moscow - Bogotà - Brussels
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Economist, Writer, Poet, Painter and Food Lover
Introduction
A Columbia University graduate, Claude is an economist with a 25 year career at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization where she rose in the ranks, from project evaluation officer to Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia. Since 2004, she is a delegate of the Order of Malta to the three Rome-based UN Agencies (FAO, World Food Programme and IFAD). Before her UN experience, she had worked in banking, publishing, journalism, college teaching and marketing. 

She is also a writer of fiction books, in Italian under the pen name Claude Bonanno and in English under the pen name Claude Nougat.  And following in the footsteps of her mother, a successful portraitist (name: Ruyters) in New York in the 1960s, Claude also paints. She is a member of Artistes Indépendants (Paris) and has participated in 15  shows so far,  including 2 personal in Paris and Rome. 

Contributor to Publishing Perspectives and several other online publications. She is Co-Editor of Impakter.

She is married and lives in Italy.

Education
  • Columbia University
    Economics
  • Barnard College
    Economics
  • French Lycée Par Correspondance
    High School
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Where to put links to newsletter signups and how to start focusing on international readers.

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Egg, Meet Face: Zuckerberg's Book Club Off to a Rocky Start Book Culture, Facebook, Mike Zuckerberg It looks like Mark Zuckerberg's two-week

Author Interview with Claude Nougat |Fiction Dreams
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We mortals dream of immortality. Can we ever attain it? The power of money could make the difference. A few win, the great majority loses, b

I bought it by mistake, so I decided to give it a 1 star review.
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I bought it by mistake, so I decided to give it a 1 star review. The Masquerade Crew, Indie book reviews, promos, and giveaways

Italian Writing Festival Takes Women, Self-Publishing Seriously - Publis...
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The Women's Writing Festival in Matera, Italy was a showcase for the growing importance of women's fiction and self-publishing in Europe.

Cli-Fi: Birth of a Genre | Dissent Magazine
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Books discussed in this essay: Far North by Marcel Theroux Picador, 2010, 320 pp. I'm With the Bears: Short Stories from a Damaged Planet ed

Forever Young
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books.google.it - Wonder about the world of our great-great-grandchildren? Who will survive? This is the fourth episode of FOREVER YOUNG, a

6 Scavenger Hunts! Have you played them all?
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6 Scavenger Hunts! Have you played them all? The Masquerade Crew, Indie book reviews, promos, and giveaways

Happy 4th!
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Happy Independence Day! ....and the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.