Dayo Olopade is a Nigerian-American journalist and the author of The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa.She has reported from 20+ countries, most in sub-Saharan Africa. Her work has also appeared in print and online at The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, The Nation, The New York Times, Slate, The Washington Post, and Wired.
Born and raised in Chicago, Dayo holds degrees in Literature and in African Studies from Yale University, where she is currently a Knight Law and Media Scholar.
- Yale Law SchoolJD/MBA, 2011 - presentKnight Law and Media Scholar, focusing on the law and business of the information economy.
- Yale UniversityLiterature and African Studies, 2003 - 2007
- The Bright ContinentAuthor, 2010 - present
- Yale Law SchoolStudent, 2011 - 2014