Interdisciplinary artist, writer, and literary curator. With a foundation in African Studies from SOAS University of London, Keren merges mythopoetic identity with the transformative power of reading. She envisions learning spaces as portals to freedom, healing, and societal reimagination, intertwining education, care politics, and African literature as praxis..
African Scholar & Priestess
As a multi-hyphenated African scholar, priestess, and creative, Ehime Ora equips others with necessary tools to promote personal alignment and generational healing. Through African philosophy, artistic curation, and ancestral technology, she facilitates radical community joy and development.
Oluwaseun Babalola is an award-winning director, 2x Emmy-nominated producer, exhibited photographer, nonprofit founder/executive director, and a community organizer with over a decade of travel, film, event, and television expertise in 20+ countries.
Aisha Shillingford, is an anti-disciplinary artist, world builder, designer and cultural strategist originally from Trinidad & Tobago.
Africa-China doctoral researcher in Economics at Howard University, concentrating in growth and development theory. She is also an adjunct faculty member in Development Economics at New Hampshire University’s Carsey School of Public Policy, and a Non-Resident Fellow for the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa.
Decolonial Theorist & Organiser
Afro Indigenous (African-American and Native American) advocate, organizer, cultural critic, decolonial theorist, and budding abolitionist. She is an enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is also of Shawnee, Yuchi, Quapaw, and Cherokee descent.
As Founding Director of MAIA and Organiser of The Black Land & Spatial Justice Project, Amahra's practice is one of poetic pragmatism, exploring transformation and iterating change oriented towards liberation through spatial reclamation and social justice, design, performance and storytelling.
Multidisciplinary designer whose work is primarily rooted in a desire to explore futures rooted in collectivity, play, design, and care-oriented technology. You can find them reimagining the future of social media and queer community as Lead Product Designer at Lex and Somewhere Good.