Minna Salami is a writer, feminist blogger and social commentator. She is the author of the award-winning website, MsAfropolitan, and listed by ELLE Magazine as “one of twelve women changing the world”. Minna works as a speaker and lecturer, presenting talks to audiences at the Oxford Union, Yale University, TEDx, UNWomen and the Singularity University at NASA among others. She is a contributor to The Guardian, Al Jazeera and the Royal Society of the Arts, and a columnist for the Guardian Nigeria. Minna is Nigerian, Finnish and Swedish and lives in between London and Lagos. She was awarded a distinction for her MA thesis in Gender Studies from SOAS University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Lund. Her first book, SENSUOUS KNOWLEDGE, is forthcoming in 2019.
“African identity is found in translation; it is when we express, render and convey the conditions, characteristics and circumstances of identities that we find a deeper, more complex meaning to what it means to be African”