Vita

Official Website of afghan-german journalist, TV Presenter & Patron of UN Women National Committee

 

Award-winning Khatera Yusufi is a well-known afghan-german journalist, tv-presenter, host of the afghan version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”, the talk-show “Green View” and Rumi Award Winner as Best TV Host and Journalist.

She is a womens´rights activist and the patron of UN Women National Committee in Germany.

 

Yusufi has studied TV journalism, production technique and Oriental studies. Her aim is to work for freedom of speech and women's rights in Afghanistan.
As a role model for many Afghan women, she uses this popularity to bring positive changes in her birthplace.

 

Khatera Yusufi who has been called "The Günther Jauch of Afghanistan" used to present "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" in Afghanistan and the "Green View-Show", which is based on the "Oprah Winfrey Show".

 

Alongside her German colleague Günther Jauch, she was on the RTL "Celebrity Special" of "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" and was therefore involved in the telethon on RTL TV.

Khatera Yusufi is patron to the UN Women National Committee and supported the programm "Education for Women and Girls in Afghanistan".

 

She talked about her Life as a guest on the celebrity Show by german TV Legend Frank Elstner "Menschen der Woche“.

 

She has been named presenter and journalist of the year by the Rumi Awards Committee in Las Vegas.

 

As a laudator on stage of the Green Oscars (GreenTec Awards), the journalist pled for more eco-friendliness in the light of efficiency and profitability.
 

In her Appearance on the special Show "DAS rote Sofa" on NDR TV in Germany Yusufi has been called "presenter with courage & heart" where she talked about her life and activities in Afghanistan.


In addition to her media work, she is also an activist, committed to Afghan women to fight violence against women.
Khatera Yusufi was honored for her activities by the Afghan Embassy in Germany.

 

She speaks 6 languages ​​including English, German, Dari, French, Latin and Urdu.

She was jury member at the International Film Festival of India.

In 2014 Yusufi got the Appreciation Award for "Excellence Achievements" for her work in Afghanistan by Rumi Media Awards in Las Vegas.

 

BBC Persian made a profile on her and called her “Ambassador of change” because she brought a lot of positive changes in Afghanistan through her tv programs, especially for afghan girls and women. Afghan women see her as a role model and her activities have a huge impact on their lives and actions.