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IC-Hub Spotlight: Jacky Habib, Freelance Journalist and Comms Consultant

Updated: Oct 28, 2022

In today's episode of our IC-Hubber Spotlight series, we're delighted to profile an outstanding IC-Hub member, Jacky Habib!

Jacky Habib - Freelance Journalist and Communications Consultant

Jacky is a freelance journalist and communications consultant based between Nairobi and Toronto. Her work focuses on humanitarian issues, social justice, and women’s rights and has been published by NPR, CBC, Toronto Star, The CS Monitor, and many others. She has reported from a dozen African countries on issues including Ethiopia's famine, Uganda's refugee policy, and the state of emergency concerning sexual violence in Sierra Leone.

Consulting highlights

As a consultant, Jacky supports organizations with media training, multimedia storytelling, and advocacy campaigns. Her clients include CARE USA, ActionAid UK, the Mastercard Foundation, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

We've loved having Jacky in the IC-Hub level-up accelerator course. Her enthusiasm, positivity, and ambition are unrivalled!

A fun fact about Jacky

She was once a semi-finalist in a lip-syncing competition, but given another chance, we are confident she would win the top spot ;)

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