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Stephanie Busari Selected As 2020 World Fellow at Yale University

Nigerian journalist, Stephanie Busari has been selected as 2020 world fellow at Yale University.

Yale university announced the 13 people chosen in its class of 2020 World Fellows program, a global leadership development program at the university and among the 13 is the multi-award-winning journalist and editor for CNN in Nigeria, Stephanie Busari.

She is notable for exclusively obtaining the ‘proof of life’ video for the missing Chibok schoolgirls  in the wake of the Bring Back Our Girls advocacy which led to negotiations with Boko Haram that resulted in the release of over 100 of the kidnapped schoolgirls.

Stephanie joins a network of 359 Fellows, representing 91 countries. She took to her Instagram page to announce the good news as she captioned the post;

2020 is not cancelled for me! I have a triple celebration this year. ??????

I beat Covid. ????

It’s my birthday next week ??????????????? AND I have just been named a Yale World Fellow ????

WON’T HE DO IT????!!!!

God always shows up for me. I am forever grateful and give him all the GLORY. ??????

 

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