Khadija Sharife, Senior Editor for Africa, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
Bryan Christy, Author of the novel In the Company of Killers (Putnam, April, 2021) and of the 2008 non-fiction book The Lizard King, which is currently being made into a movie.
Zoom Link: https://yale.zoom.us/j/3713192937
Co-sponsored by the Yale Global Justice Program
About Khadija Sharife
Based in South Africa, Khadija Sharife is an award-winning investigative journalist and senior editor for Africa at Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Sharife is the former director of the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers (PPLAAF) and currently also a board member of Finance Uncovered. She has worked with forums including the Pan-African Parliament, the African Union, the OECD, and UNEP. Her work is focused on illicit financial flows, natural resources, and political economy. She is the author of “Tax Us If You Can: Africa” and currently a Yale Poynter Fellow in Journalism.
About Bryan Christy
Bryan Christy is author of the novel In the Company of Killers (Putnam, April, 2021) and of the 2008 non-fiction book The Lizard King, which is currently being made into a movie. Before turning to the novel, he was head of Special Investigations for National Geographic where he led a number of award-winning criminal investigations. His education includes Penn State, Cornell, the University of Michigan Law School, and the University of Tokyo Law School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. In 2014, he was named National Geographic Rolex Explorer of the Year. Before becoming a professional writer, he practiced international law in Washington, DC.
Award-winning South African journalist and Yale Poynter Fellow Khadija Sharife introduces and discusses elements of her work on corruption in Africa during a seven-part seminar series. Her seminars focus on famous whistleblower cases she has been involved in, the technology of leaks, corruption in the privatization of prisons and security, environmental crimes, and the practice and ethics of investigative journalism. All seminars are open to the public and available also as recordings on the Yale Global Justice Program video channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwTrtGPHe8S-YHTmKf7GPUA/videos