Zeinab BADAWI is an international broadcaster and Chair of the Royal African Society. She is best known for her work on the BBC “Hard Talk”, which features some of the best known personalities and politicians in the world, “Global Questions” and “World Debates” featured on BBC World TV and radio. Through her production company, she has produced and presented the TV series on Africa’s history with UNESCO. Ms Badawi has been awarded International TV Personality of the Year from the Association of International Broadcasters, the President’s Medal by the British Academy for her services to broadcasting, the May Chidiac Lifetime Achievement Award and the MVISA Movie and Video Industry Lifetime Achievement Award. She has repeatedly been named one of Britain’s top 100 most influential members of the black community in the Power List. In 2018, African Leaders Magazine included Ms Badawi as one of the top 50 most influential African diaspora members.