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Karen Mwendera

Karen Mwendera

Karen Mwendera is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in South Africa. She is a speaker, writer, anchor and lecturer. She has curated the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 lists bringing together game changers from across the continent in business, sports, tech and creatives fields. She has worked with numerous local and international publications and has interviewed the likes of Naomi Campbell, President of the AfDB Akinwumi Adesina, Naspers CEO Phuti Mahenyele, Danai Gurira, Femi Kuti, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Mr Eazi, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Lazarus Chakwera and more. Karen has expertise covering stories on business, tech, health, women, agriculture, and development in Africa. "Growing up in four different African countries I consider every part of Africa home. Storytelling is in my blood and I am passionate about telling positive authentic African stories."