Folly Bah Thibault Biography
Folly Bah Thibault is a journalist serving as the principal presenter, host and moderator at Al Jazeera English based in Doha, Qatar.
Folly Bah Thibault Age
She was born in 1978 in Conakry.
Folly Bah Thibault Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Folly Bah Thibault Nationality
Thibault is a French national and a Guinean ancestry.
Folly Bah Thibault Education
She graduated magna cum laude in 2000 from Howard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast journalism. She later joined the American University in Washington, D.C. where she also graduated magna cum laude with a Master’s degree in International Communication in 2003.
Previously she acquired a Baccalaureate in French literature with honors before going to the United States for her college studies.
Folly Bah Thibault Parents
Very little information is known about her parents except that they once lived in Conakry, Guinea where Folly was born before they relocated to Nairobi in 1987. They are from Guinea.
Folly Bah Thibault Siblings
She has siblings as mentioned in her post in Facebook. Though its not clear how many they are. Her sister, Kesso passed on in 2014.
This was the lifelong goal of my sister Kesso who died exactly four years ago today: help girls in need get an…
Folly Bah Thibault Husband
She is married to Bruno Thibault. They got married in 2004.
Folly Bah Thibault Kids
Folly is the mother of three sons.
Folly Bah Thibault Al Jazeera English
Thibault joined Al Jazeera English in 2010 as a journalist and Principal Presenter, based in Doha, Qatar.
She previously worked at the French news channel, France24 in Paris and Voice of America in Washington D.C. She has covered some of the world’s biggest news stories including the 2004 tsunami, which devastated the southern regions of Asia, and the historic campaign and election of Barack Obama as president of the United States in 2008.
In 2010, when the Arab world began a series of protests which became known as the ‘Arab Spring’, Folly and her colleagues were there to cover every angle of the story. From the streets of Tunisia, which sparked the revolution, to Cairo’s Tahrir square, and to the battlefields of Libya, Yemen, and of course the continuing crisis in Syria. She has also hosted some of Al Jazeera’s most important specials and award-winning programmes, including the first-ever debate of candidates to the post of UN Secretary General in July 2016 and the Nobel Peace Prize Interview in Oslo in December 2016.
Folly has moderated panel discussions and high level summits for organizations like the United Nations, the European Union, the African Union, and the Brookings Centre.
She is the founder and president of the Foundation “Elle Ira A l’Ecole” which promotes the education of girls in Guinea so they can later access a profession that will bring them freedom and dignity.
Folly Bah Thibault Salary
Her salary is under review.
Folly Bah Thibault Net Worth
Her net worth is undisclosed.
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