World Press Freedom Day 2017
Managing Director, The Killid Group
Najiba Ayubi is a journalist and activist. She heads Killid Group, a non-profit media network which publishes two of the most popular magazines in Afghanistan (Killid Weekly and Mursal Weekly), a quarterly cultural Magazine (Sapida) and 11 local radios with an audience of 15 million Afghan people. In 2013, she was the recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation Prize. In 2014 she was recognized as one of the 100 Information Heroes by Reporters Without Borders. In 2016, she was awarded the most important Afghan prize in culture (Said Jamaludin) from President Ashraf Ghani.