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Teniola Ayomide Ayoola

The George Washington University

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Teniola Ayomide Ayoola of Bowie, Maryland, is the recipient of a $2,500 scholarship as part of a partnership between WHCA and GW, where she is a senior in the School of Media and Public Affairs. She grew up in Lagos, Nigeria before moving to the United States. An interest in global news led to a year-long internship with the BBC News in Washington DC where she helped cover the 2016 election. She’s had a summer internship with the BBC Bureau in Lagos, Nigeria and participated in a short-term study abroad program on Globalization and the Media at the American University of Paris. She hopes to work with the Immigrant Justice Corps in New York.

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