Senator and Former TV Journalist, Kenyan Senate, Nairobi
Naisula Lesuuda became the youngest serving Kenyan Senator in 2013. Her journalistic credentials include the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) where she worked as a news anchor, reporter and host of Good Morning Kenya. She is a founding member of the Peace Caravan, an initiative to advocate peace throughout her country by collecting and broadcasting peace-related news, lobbying and visiting conflicting communities. Lesuuda runs a media consultancy firm and works as a trainer and workshop facilitator. In 2010 she was awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya for her work in peace promotion and journalism and in 2011, she received the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Wedge Award for Outstanding Professional Women.