Lourdes Walusala

Lourdes Walusala

Lourdes is an award-winning radio journalist at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), a state-run media house that broadcasts in English, Kiswahili and most local languages in Kenya. Due to her passion for advocating for women’s rights, she co-founded Sisters for a Sister Initiative to strengthen the resilience and ability of women in media and politics to recognise and respond to digital threats and attacks, as a result, navigate the internet without fear.
Outside formal employment, she is an active member of the Association of Media Women in Kenya, Media Council of Kenya, FEMNET and International Association of Women in Radio and Television. She is also 2018/2019 Chevening Scholar, East Africa Safe Sister Fellow and Constructive Journalism fellow. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Media Practice for Development and Social Change from the University of Sussex in the UK.