Episode 1: Anie Akpe, founder of African Women In Tech (AWIT), an Africa-based organisation helping girls and women with education and mentorship within technology, as well as UX Diaspora, a unique community of people of colour in UX who are digitally migrating to educate, connect and inspire one another all over the world. Listen here!
Guests who will appear during 2022 include
A Nigerian poet, author, and founder of Book Buzz Foundation, an NGO devoted to promoting literacy, creating reading spaces, and organising cultural and arts-focused events, Lola Shoneyin’s works include three books of poems. She is also the founder of Ouida Books—an exciting, new publishing house for the eclectic reader.
Sudanese cultural curator, and bass player Islam Elbeiti, whose work has been featured on NPR, Yamaha, CNN, Public Radio International, The Mosaic Rooms, Voice of America, 500 Words Magazine, and Action Music Women.
Prof. Jane-Frances Agbu
Nigerian Professor Agbu is a laureate of the Institute of Open Leadership; who holds an International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Chair in OER and is a board member of Open Education Global.
Nana Ama Agyemang Asante
Asante is an experienced journalist and activist covering Ghana’s politics, gender, and business. From 2012 up to the present day she has been working as deputy online editor of Citi FM‘s web portal citifmonline.com. She also co-hosts the “Citi Breakfast Show” at the Accra-based radio station Citi FM, together with Bernard Avle.