Marie Anne Dushimimana

@annedushime

Marie Anne Dushimimana is a Rwandan journalis who was born in the Western Province in Rwanda and currently lives in Kigali City. She is a professional journalist who is passionate about reporting on health and children, working for The New Times and freelancing with various media organizations within Rwanda and across the world. Marie Anne holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication and Journalism with a major in Journalism. She is also a co-founder of The Child Focus, owning www.childfocus.rw, a news media outlet which focuses on reporting on children issues and exploring this under-covered field. In 2017, she was awarded Journalist of the Year for her reporting on reproductive health. Marie Anne is working towards being one of the best female journalists in Rwanda, who makes impacts through professional reporting and who achieves her dreams thanks to this noble industry of journalism. Marie Anne is a fellow with the IWMF's In-Country Training Reporting Fellowship in Rwanda, where a group of talented journalists undergo a year of training, learning important principles of journalism and putting them into practice through reporting projects.

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