International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In joining the celebrations this year, Guardian Life is celebrating exceptional women in media by profiling 4 leading women on the March cover.
The women who are taking charge of changing the narrative of the African continent as strong, hard working and relentless pan-African broadcasters are Peace Hyde, West Africa Correspondent Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa, Stephanie Busari, Head CNN Nigeria Bureau, Keturah King from CNN Africa Voices and Bolanle Olukanni of Ebony Life TV. These women have been highlighted as change makers in the media space who are using the power of media to tell impactful African stories via their globally recognized platforms.
In a chat with Guardian Life they explain the tools, which they have been using thus far to change the single story, their plans to aid the girl child and more.
Read more on this Sunday’s copy of the Guardian Life newspapers Women’s Month edition.
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