Fungai Machirori

Fungai Machirori is studying for a PhD at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Faculty of Arts and Humanities. She is also a researcher and writer who is interested in how online spaces can be used to develop new narratives and concepts around collective and individual African identity. 

Previously, Fungai has worked with a range of feminist and digital rights organisations including Just Associates and Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and is founder of Her Zimbabwe, an award-winning digital platform and organisation, which explored Zimbabwean women’s online storytelling and activism. She is a previous Tow-Knight Fellow in Entrepreneurial Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York and a former Visiting Researcher in Digital Activism at the Five Colleges Women’s Research Center in Massachusetts.