Margaux Ewen

Executive Director • James W. Foley Legacy Foundation
Last edited December 14, 2020

Margaux Ewen is the Executive Director of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, a non-profit organization founded after the brutal 2014 murder of James Foley, an American freelance journalist, while he was held captive by ISIS in Syria. The foundation’s mission is to advocate for the freedom of all Americans held hostage or unjustly detained abroad and promote the safety of journalists worldwide. Prior to joining the Foley Foundation, Margaux was North America Director for Reporters Without Borders. She has a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry and advocating for media rights and has two law degrees from the Sorbonne in France and from The George Washington University in the U.S.