The American University of Nigeria, AUN, will between October 11 and 15 host Karen Attiah, a Deputy Editor at The Washington Post. Attiah is renowned for her incisive opinion articles on African politics, human rights, race, culture and development.
According to an itinerary jointly released by AUN President Dr. Margee Ensign and Chair of the Communications and Multimedia Design (CMD) program Dr Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob, Attiah will speak at the AUN’s Distinguished Journalists’ Lecture Series on the topic, “Nigeria, after Boko Haram”. The lecture series is aimed at transforming journalism practice in Nigeria.
Attiah, a former consultant with the World Bank on social media for the Africa Region, is also scheduled to teach Journalism and Photojournalism classes in CMD during her visit.