Leila Dougan has worked as a journalist for the past eight years in cities around the world, starting out as an investigative broadcast reporter for Carte Blanche in Johannesburg in 2010. As a travelling documentary filmmaker, she has interviewed scientists in Uganda, entrepreneurs in Cuba and social justice workers in the heart of Los Angeles. Leila graduated from the University Currently Known as Rhodes in 2010, and was awarded a Pulitzer Fellowship in 2012, which saw her complete her MA at the University of Southern California (USC). She lives in Cape Town.
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