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Supporting African Women in the Design & Creative Industries

She Designs shines a spotlight on the potential of the design and creative industries in Africa and reaffirms the immense opportunity and ability of African women in contributing to the the continent’s economy and growth. READ MORE…



Chimamanda Ngozi

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie poses during a photo session on January 24, 2018 in Paris. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

“I am a person who likes fashion and I read fashion magazines, and I often talk about how I wish there was a wider range of women’s’ images…Magazines for young girls, teach them to think what they see is the ideal beauty. “ READ MORE

Amma Asante

British-Ghanaian actress Amma Asante poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

As a black child born and growing up at challenging racial times in London Asante has come a long way from the days she says  “shit would be thrown through [our] letterbox” to bringing black history to the big screen. READ MORE

Danai Gurira

Actress Danai Gurira arrives for "The Walking Dead" photo call at Comic-Con International 2018 in San Diego, California on July 20, 2018. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS / AFP)

Aside her Black Panther fame and being Michonne, Danai Jekesai Gurira is also an unrelenting human rights activist and an award-winning playwright whose work is not only visceral and searing, but explore and amplifying the voices of African women to a global audience. READ MORE

Thandie Newton

“Are women empowered? I suppose empowerment is a strange thing…traditionally people wait for permission to be empowered. What is changing now is that women are empowering themselves , and that is a key in the world today. We don’t have to wait for permission.” READ MORE

Who is a New African Woman?


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