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Leadership Lessons


Through the Humphrey Seminar, I’ve had the opportunity to think a lot about leadership. What makes a successful or unsuccessful leader and how I can be a leader myself. We’ve had a lot… Continue reading

Malala: Proving leadership has no age


Malala Yousafzai: the girl who was shot for going to school. Malala’s powerful story should inspire all of us to be leaders, especially if we are young. At only 20 years old, Malala… Continue reading

Networking: An essential tool


Networking is an essential tool for journalists and the Walter Cronkite School gives its students, including the Humphrey fellows, many opportunities to learn how to network and make connections all over the world.… Continue reading

Are we people or journalists first?


As a journalism student, ethics are drilled in your brain from the first day you sit in JMC 110. Dean Gilger rattles them off quickly and often. This school is not lacking in… Continue reading

Leadership is hidden all around us


There’s examples of leadership all around us, we just have to look. Even in the entertainment industry we can watch characters and learn from their leadership styles. Recently a group of us got… Continue reading

Creating a brand that mirrors my growth


Creating your own brand requires a degree of understanding about yourself. As a masters student I am still in the process of creating my brand and understanding where my career could take me,… Continue reading

The mutually beneficial relationship between the media and terrorists


Growing up in a post-9/11 world, while also becoming a journalist was interesting. As one of the youngest to remember the terrorist attack that changed the world, I was increasingly aware of ominous… Continue reading

A Kitchen Without Borders


by Tynin Fries, Kazi Mohua and Paul Nyongesa Have you ever tried to cook a meal with flavors from three different continents? Last week, the three of us — Paul Nyongesa, from Kenya; Kazi… Continue reading

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