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Julie Gichuru is an entrepreneur and television host with a passion for Africa. She has embarked on several business ventures and is a Director in a numbers of companies. Her business ventures include the online retail fashion outlet Mimi and production company Arimus Media Ltd. Julie is a TV Host with East Africa's leading broadcaster Citizen TV, her prime time news and current affairs show Sunday Live with Julie Gichuru airs weekly at 9pm. Julie is currently working on growing local productions through Arimus Media Limited, including AFRICA Leadership Dialogues, Great Debaters Contest, Maisha and Glam Show. Julie's career in the media over the past 12 years has seen her work across the fields of broadcast, print and digital media. In 2009 Julie conceptualized and hosted Fist to Five for Change, which facilitated reconciliation and healing for victims and perpetrators of post election violence in Kenya. She has also pioneered an impressive number of television shows, from the first Kenyan investigative TV series, The Inside Story, to various current affairs shows including the celebrated post election peace specials Voices of Reason. Julie and Anthony Gichuru established Footprints Africa Foundation to help empower and grow healthy, dignified and informed societies in the region. FAF supports the Great Debaters Contest and the Africa Leadership Dialogues, both platforms for discussion and exchange of ideas on African challenges and opportunities. Julie is passionate about family. She is married to entrepreneur Anthony Gichuru, and they have had 5 children. "Above all we have a responsibility to nurture and grow the younger generation and our primary role is vested in the family unit." Having had five children Julie is also passionate about maternal healthcare and is an ambassador of the AMREF Stand Up for African Mothers campaign which seeks to train over 15,000 midwives across East Africa. Julie has also been a UNICEF Ambassador for breast feeding. She is a Fellow of the second class of the African Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.