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Folly Bah Thibault

Principal Presenter, Al Jazeera
Folly Bah Thibault is a journalist, Principal Presenter for Al Jazeera English, based in Doha, Qatar. She is the founder and president of the NGO ‘Elle ira à l’école’ Fondation Kesso Bah- which promotes the education of young girls in Guinea and the West Africa Region. Folly is also Global Champion for Education Cannot Wait, the UN’s Global Fund for Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises. 
Folly joined Al Jazeera Media Network in 2010, having previously worked at the French news channel, France24 in Paris and Voice of America in Washington D.C. As such, she has covered some of the world's biggest news and interviewed some of the world's top leaders, newsmakers, and other influential people including Bill Gates, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Nobel laureates Malala Yusufzai, Wole Soyinka and Dmitry Muratov. She is fluent in English, French and Peulh. And knows conversational Swahili."