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October 2016

#AWCL2016 Dr. Mshai Mwangola

Dr. Mshaï Mwangola holds a doctorate in Performance Studies from Northwestern University (USA) [2010], a Masters of Creative Arts from the University of Melbourne (Australia) [2000]; and a Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University (Kenya) [1990]. Her masters research thesis, “Theatre in Kenya: Reflecting at the Crossroads”, and doctoral dissertation “Performing Our Stories, Performing Ourselves:...

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#AWCL2016 Purity Kagwiria

Purity is a feminist activist based in Nairobi Kenya and the Executive Director of Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for girls and young women who are passionate about social change. Purity is committed to analyzing the private and personal spaces and developing strategies that lead to the emancipation of girls and young women. She is...

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Interview: Are creative spaces East Africa’s sleeping giants?

This interview first appeared on Hivos East Africa's website here. The Creatives Garage hub was birthed by a quest to engage in cultural activism and enable creatives to venture into social innovation. To date, it has partnered with 7,000 creatives who are guided to turn their craft into a source of livelihood. In 2014, Creatives Garage’s Roy Ombati...

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#AWCL2016 Marion Op het Veld

Marion Op het Veld is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sarakasi Trust, which was founded by her and Rudy Van Dijck in December 2001. The Trust became an incorporated trust in March 2009 and gained (Kenyan) NGO status in December 2009. Marion has been working with the arts, culture and entertainment since 1981 using...

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Digital Alchemy

Your digital footprint is what can be found about you online. This doesn't just include your social media profiles and things you manage but also what others are saying about you and your creative products. If your digital footprint is good – when someone types your name in google they will find lots of information...

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