Katty Kay
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Advice to my 20-year-old self

To mark International Women's Day, we asked some of our news presenters what advice they would give to their 20-year-old selves.

Katty Kay, presenter of BBC World News America, says she would have told herself to: "Worry less what people thought of her, be more prepared to rock the boat (and) be less of a perfectionist."

Other presenters said they would have told themselves "not to be afraid", to be a "real self-starter" and make their own fortune.

Further advice included to travel more and experience the world, meet more people and understand a variety of cultures and political situations. But, most of all, to enjoy the journey.

  • 07 Mar 2015