Femi Oke is an international journalist, writer and moderator.

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Femi Oke has leveraged her ability to ask endless questions at school into a surprisingly rich and non-linear career. The British-Nigerian journalist is an international broadcaster, professional facilitator and cofounder of Moderate The Panel, an organization working to make panel events less painful.

Oke anchors the global affairs discussion show The Stream on Al Jazeera, is a correspondent for the network's documentary series Fault Lines and is the social media correspondent for NPR's news program Here and Now. According to Oke, the secret to longevity in the news business is to love journalism and have a great moisturizer.

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TEDWomen Presents: Women leading joy, with Angélique Kidjo and Femi Oke

October 28, 2022

Joy is one of the most under-prioritized essentials to social progress. How do we reconnect to it during life’s hardest moments? The fifth and final day of TEDWomen Presents — an online festival featuring interviews with leading women, interactive workshops, specially curated film screenings and more — focused on the value of joy, with a […]

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