Courage Under Fire: An Evening at CUNY with Mae Azango

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 06:00pm to 07:30pm EDT (GMT -0400)

Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango and New Narratives co-founder Prue Clarke will speak at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on April 26.

Azango, a Liberian reporter for FrontPage Africa and New Narratives, was forced into hiding after publishing stories about female genital mutilation. Azango's courageous reporting prompted the government of the Liberia to take a stand against this dangerous ritual. Clarke is a visiting professor at the CUNY Journalism School.

New Narratives is a team of leading African media houses and journalists using the power of the media to transform their countries.

The event is free and open to the public.

April 26, 2012
6:00 - 7:30 pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018

This event is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.