I'm a CNN International Correspondent covering Africa. I was previously a North America Correspondent for the BBC based in Washington, DC. I was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and twice listed among 100 Most Influential Africans by NewAfrican magazine. I was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University where I graduated with a master's in Business and Economics Journalism. I am a digital native with over 4 million followers on social media, an engaging television presenter, international correspondent and writer. I have previously worked in Nairobi, London and Johannesburg. Before the CNN, I was a regular commentator on international outlets such as the BBC World Service, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera English, France 24 English, the World Economic Forum, Public Radio International, ABC News Australia and RTÉ Ireland. Also hosted leading conferences in global capitals including Paris, Zurich, Cape Town, Nairobi, London, Beijing, Stockholm, Lagos and more.