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Adjunct Professor, Annenberg Honors Program

Fatou Sow

Adjunct Professor

  • Annenberg Honors Program
  • School of Communications


Fatou Sow is an Adjunct Professor at Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications Annenberg Honors Program, instructing sophomore and junior honors students on communication research topics such as social identity, media, economics, technology, race, gender, and the African diaspora, among others. She is a creative writer, professional speaker, and communications professional with years of experience in communications, consulting, and public relations. Her background in strategic, legal, and management communications from Howard University propelled her to continue her education at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Italy. There, she received her master’s in international relations with a focus on International Economics and African Studies.

She seeks to leave a global impact on her academic and professional career, and one of her main goals is to bridge the gap between Black diasporans through social and economic dimensions such as professional development, mentorship, and travel. Her work has spanned across industries, including higher education, fashion, beauty, the creative arts, non-profit, defense, blockchain technology, fintech, and business.