BBC has revealed its 2021 list of 100 inspiring and influential women, and Journalist Lynn Ngugi has been recognised.
This year’s list highlights women who are hitting “reset”.
“Women playing their part to reinvent our society, our culture and our world.” Read part of the BBC’s report.
About Lynn Ngugi
Lynn Ngungi became a household name with inspiring and emotional interviews on Tuko digital News Platform and now on her YouTube Channel.
Her profile on the report recognized the captivating stories she covers;
“She covered a wide array of inspiring human-interest stories.”
The report also recognised her humanitarian work;
“She first worked as a volunteer, caring for cancer patients.”
“She won the Cafe Ngoma humanitarian journalist of the year award in 2020 and this year’s iChange Nations community ambassador award.” The report continued to read.
“I’d like the world to reset as a place where everyone feels safe.” She said in her interview with BBC.
Lynn Ngugi Reacts To Being BBC 100 Influential Women 2021
Elated with the News, Lynn Ngugi took to Social Media;
“I am not even going to lie right now, I never thought I would be in this category,” she wrote.
“I mean, who would have thought I would one day be acknowledged among other 99 influential women globally,” she added.
She thanked everyone who has trusted her with their stories and congratulated all the women on this list.
“It’s an honour to be among you,” she wrote.
Other women on the list include acclaimed Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Malala Yousafzai; the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Samoa’s first female prime minister Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa and Professor Heidi J Larson, who heads The Vaccine Confidence Project.