Abaas is the Founder of the Media Challenge Initiative, a non-profit building the next generation of journalists, storytellers and leaders through mentorship, training and peer to peer learning. He is also the creative brain behind the Inter-institutional Media Challenge and Media Challenge Awards - events dedicated to journalism excellence and providing young journalists a platform to practice and celebrate their skills.
Meet the fellow
The fellowship has been helpful in creating strategic connection with like minded people who have become my new sound boards for new ideas.
I have developed my new programming at Media Challenge Initiative because of the experience attained from YELP