Irene P. Lokang Ayaa is the Media Development Officer of the Association for Media Development in South Sudan. She actively coordinated the advocacy for the passage of the three media bills into law. In recognition
of her work, she was appointed a member of the Media Authority in South Sudan. She is the Founding Chairperson of the Female Journalists’ Network and chairs the Board of Directors of Sama FM 99.3 which provides educative and peace programmes. Irene formerly worked as a Gender Media Trainer at Journalists for Human Rights.