Bofta Yimam is an Emmy® & Murrow Award-Winning Journalist, D.C.-based News Correspondent, International Speaker and Executive Coach. She was recently honored with the Asian-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry International Leadership Award and the Black Business Review’s Top 40 Under 40 Professionals Award. From London to Africa, Bofta has captured global crowds with her dynamic style and presence.
Bofta is the first Ethiopian-American newscaster to receive an Emmy for her work. For more than a decade, she’s reported live on the morning and evening news for TV affiliates across the nation, including CBSN.
As a speaker, she mixes high energy storytelling and unique content to empower and educate audiences on storytelling and innovative ideas on business visibility.
From teenage depression to an award-winning broadcasting career to building a successful business from scratch, Bofta works to inspire others that anything is possible.
She firmly believes that adversity has its advantages and there’s incredible power in owning your story, including the pieces that led you to build a powerful business.