Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

Dionne Searcey: New York Times Reporter, Author, and Pulitzer Prize Winner

Episode Summary

This episode's guest on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People Podcast is a remarkable international journalist named Dionne Searcey. She won a Pulitzer Prize with The New York Times in 2020 for International Reporting: Russian Assassins and her contribution from the Central African Republic. In 2014 Boko Haram kidnapped 250 girls from the Nigerian town of Chibok. This inspired the #Bringbackourgirls international campaign. Dionne went to northeastern Nigeria and into Cameroon to investigate the conversion of young girls to suicide bombers, battles between the Nigerian Army and Shiites, and Boko Haram raids on villages. She recently published a book called In Pursuit of Disobedient Women. She currently covers politics for the New York Times.