Journalist, KAFTAN TV (Moderator)
Evelyn is a multimedia journalist at KAFTAN TV Nigeria. She leads the Library, Content, and Broadcast (LCB) department in digital asset management and strategic communications. Evelyn joined Baobab Consulting, an Africa-focused social impact firm, as Catalyst in April 2021 and contributes to the production of multimedia content for family foundations and international organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from All Nations University, Ghana and a masters degree in Communications, Culture, and Technology from Georgetown University, USA. Evelyn is an IMF Youth fellow and anchors the weekend news on KAFTAN TV – StarTimes CH124. She also writes a dedicated column, Global Perspectives on KAFTAN Post where she covers issues relevant to public policy development, including media, education, and technology policy.
Africa Editor, Quartz
Ciku is an author, journalist, communication and strategy specialist, adventurer and travel writer. She writes both fiction and non-fiction focusing on African stories that need telling. She is a longtime contributor to Quartz Africa, and has authored almost 50 articles for the site, on topics as wide-ranging as the perils of traveling with an African passport to the optimism inspired by Africa’s first NFT art collections. She is the author of two mystery novels (Dance of the Monkeys and Of goats and poisoned oranges), and has written for a variety of outlets, including African Arguments, OkayAfrica, and The Africa Report. Ciku has a wealth of communication and project management experience, having worked for and served as a communication advisor to Dalberg Advisors, Open Society Initiative of West Africa, and The Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund. Ciku has a bachelor of science degree in management from MIT and speaks English, Swahili, and French.
Content and Communications Manager, West Africa at Global Citizen
Video Journalist - Politico
Nairobi based Correspondent - Deutsche Welle News
Lead Designer, NBC Universal