Yusuf Omar is a multi-award winning journalist and Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, a TEDx speaker, former CNN Senior Social Media Reporter on Snapchat and former Mobile Editor at the Hindustan Times in India where he empowered 750 journalists to tell stories with the phones. He has been a foreign correspondent with just his phone since 2010 and covered the Syrian civil war. In 2018 he Co-founded Hashtag Our Stories, a global video publisher focused on people changing their world. They have trained communities in over 40 countries to tell stories with their phones and create daily news shows on social media platforms.