Speakers

Derrick N. Ashong

Host of “The Stream”,
Al Jazeera

DNA is a musician, broadcaster & the television host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera English, a program that integrates new & traditional media, tapping into the extraordinary potential of social media to both source & disseminate news. He also hosted "The Derrick Ashong Experience" on SIRIUS XM's Oprah Radio.

A true “Afropolitan”, the Harvard educated talent grew up in Ghana, NY & the Middle East. His music has been featured in such major media as MTV Africa, NPR, the Boston Globe & MNet Africa and he has lectured on five continents on issues of youth culture & technology, including talks for the UN Foundation, London School of Economics, King's College (Cambridge) & UK Parliament. He is a member of the internationally recognized Americas Business Council (*abc) Fellowship & has been a TED Global Fellow & a participant in the Arts & Entertainment task force of the U.S.-Islamic World Forum.

Follow Derrick Ashong on twitter: @ashong

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