Ms. Afaf Konja
Ms. Konja began her decade-long career in television news at the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) local affiliate, KGTV/10 News in San Diego, California. Her interviews with world leaders have spanned throughout the global South, and include the UN Secretary-General, General Assembly Presidents, along with in-studio interviews with numerous heads of State and Government. Ms. Konja has hosted and produced a live talk show on social issues for Dandana TV; a 24/7, Middle Eastern, news and entertainment media outlet. She has also worked with several international television, satellite and on-line news platforms both at the United Nations as a UN Correspondent and as a field reporter, producer and program editor. Ms. Konja has hosted live High-level red carpet galas. She is a native of Iraq and a national of the United States of America.