Sumaiya Omar

Hashtag Our Stories,

Sumaiya Omar is a Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories. Sumaiya has spent five years experimenting with emerging news platforms like Snapchat and Instagram in South Africa, India and the UK and has conducted mobile journalism workshops with broadcasters across Europe. She’s a business commerce graduate with several years of experience in banking, building mobile products across Africa. She is currently also a contributor for the International News Media Association (inma.org) and Thomson Foundation (TFJNow).