Carlos Mureithi

Carlos Mureithi is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. His reporting interests include unexpected and unconsidered impacts of tech policies and tech adoption on societies. He has written stories on a range of subjects, including Kenya’s plan to implement a national biometric ID program and labor conditions for African content moderators for global tech companies. Mureithi was formerly the East Africa correspondent at Quartz, where he covered tech and innovation. Some of his previous roles include East Africa editor at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Africa correspondent at The Christian Science Monitor, and special digital projects editor at the Daily Nation. His work has also been published by Reuters, Al Jazeera, and The New York Times, among other news organizations. He has appeared on the BBC World Service and other outlets. Mureithi has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the United States International University-Africa and a master’s from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where he was a Mastercard Foundation Scholar.