The work to date has been met with enthusiastic interest by business leaders, media innovators, cultural institutions, artists and funders.

Selly Thiam

Selly is a Senegalese-American journalist, the founder and Executive Director of None on Record, a digital media organization sharing the stories of Africans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

Mutua Matheka

Mutua Matheka is a Kenyan Photographer who has travelled across cities and countries in Southern Africa, taking portraits of different urban and city landscapes to “to disrupt the narrative about urban Africa.”

Phoebe Boswell

Phoebe Boswell is a Kenyan- British Artist. Her latest show, Mutumia is a celebration of women and a tribute to women in history who have used their bodies when their voices have been silenced across Africa

Maimouna Jallow

Maïmouna is a Nairobi-based storyteller and media consultant. In 2014 she co-founded the arts and media company Positively African and in 2016 launched The Nairobi Storytelling Festival.

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Meet Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani. She is reportedly the first Contemporary African writer to sustain a global career while still living in her home country.

Nicole Amarteifio

Nicole is an acclaimed TV / Film producer cited in The Financial Times “Top 25 Africans to Watch” list, after a successful launch of the hit web series ‘An African City’, dubbed by CNN and the BBC.

Sean Jacobs

Sean Jacobs is an Associate Professor of International Affairs at The New School. He is founder and editor of Africa is a Country, a site of criticism, analysis and new writing.

Selma and Sofiane

As a brother and sister team, Tunisian choreographers and dancers Selma and Sofiane Ouiss form a unique artist duo, integrally binding artistic and social engagement in every project.