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Catherine Gicheru

Africa Women Journalism Project
Veteran journalist, ICFJ Knight Fellow, Founder/Director
Nairobi, Kenya
Catherine Gicheru is an award-winning Kenyan journalist who is currently serving as a Knight International Journalism Fellow with the International Center for Journalists and leader of the Code for Kenya team working to bring together data journalists and technologists to produce innovative storytelling.  She previously worked at the Nation Media Group where she rose to become the first woman news editor and investigations editor. More recently, she was founding editor of the Star newspaper in Nairobi. A Nieman Fellow and 1992 recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Courage in Journalism Award winner, Catherine is co-authored of “S.M Otieno: Kenya’s Unique Burial Saga.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, November 16

14:00 PST

Saturday, November 18

09:00 PST


My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, November 18

15:45 PST