ABOUT LAILA

Laila Johnson-Salami is a journalist and media personality, changing the narrative one conversation at a time.

She is a Politics and International Relations Graduate from the University of Westminster, who spent early years of her career interning and working with governments and non-governmental organisations. Currently, Laila works with Arise News and Arise Play, is a Commonwealth Youth Correspondent and a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation #GoalKeeper. She has previously worked with Nigeria Info FM, Wazobia Max TV,  Spice TV and contributed on occasion to the Financial Times.

Her passion for women’s rights has birthed her organisation, the We Rise Initiative and led her to become a Founding Member of the Feminist Coalition. She is also a voice over artist and podcaster – The Broken Record Podcast.