Julie Masiga is an advocate of Kenya’s high court, a journalist, and human rights proponent with a specific interest in women, leadership and governance. She has vast writing and editing experience having worked for newspapers, magazines, and in the digital space. Her experience includes political punditry and moderation on live television. She also writes a weekly opinion column for The Standard newspaper. In her current position, she curates and edits peace and security articles for The Conversation Africa, a digital news website written by researchers for a non-academic audience