Laila Johnson-Salami is a TV and Radio Broadcast Journalist, an advocate for sustainable development and the Co-Founder of the We Rise Initiative. She is a Politics and International Relations Graduate from the University of Westminster. She spent a chunk of her teenage years working with governments and organizations on human rights and development. She worked at the House of Commons for MP Chris Williamson, as an Ambassador for Girl Rising and also works as a Correspondent for the Commonwealth Youth Council. Furthermore, Laila co-hosts a YouTube show called On the Couch with Falz and Laila. She is extremely passionate about the international system and the role of effective policies in ensuring the political, social and economic growth of African states.