Patricia Amira

Communications Specialist

Patricia Amira is a seasoned and versatile communications specialist with over 10 years experience. Her journey into media began in commercial radio followed by television, including being creator and content driver of the first pan-African produced talk-show format, The Patricia Show, that was broad- cast across the African continent, in Europe, Asia and the USA.

Her strong interpersonal skills have lent themselves comfortably into serving and steering on a number of high-level plenaries, public and private sector panels and community dialogue, on issues as varied as leadership, women and girls, agricultural value chains, building scientific capacity in Africa through to how creatives are shaping the continents future. A few of her es-
teemed partnerships include The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA-ACP/EU) ICT4Ag in Kigali Rwanda, Oxford Africa Network (University of Oxford/ OAN) annual conference, African Academy of Sciences, Africa Population Health Research Centre (APHRC) Intergenerational Design Challenge on Ageing and Demographic Dividend, U.N Women, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UNFPA High- Level plenary at Women Deliver 2013.

Carving a niche position as one of Africa’s foremost presenters and media hosts Patricia’s work has been feted in both Forbes Africa (Top 40 most Powerful Media Personalities 2011) and Forbes Afrique (2015) , Le Monde (France), The New Africans series on Brazilian television. She has also won several awards for her contribution in media and she hopes to leverage her acumen in long-term transformational and strategic communications within the development sector.

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