From awkward school encounters to offensive questions, our founder and editor Ella Achola often finds herself at the intersections of identity, and shared her big idea for bringing ourselves into the stories we tell at the last TEDxCoventGardenWomen conference at the Museum of London on 30 May 2015. About the speaker: Born in Berlin, Ella identifies as Afro-German, discovering a history she only recently stumbled upon. She writes and
Black Feminist Spotlight: MAY AYIM
An Ain’t I A Woman Collective series to highlight the herstories of different black feminists around the world “i will be African even if you want me to be german and i will be german even if my blackness does not suit you” –May Ayim Inspired by Audre Lorde, May Ayim was one of the first Afro-Germans to start a conversation about what it meant to be black
Date: 24 April 2015 Time: 6:30 PM Finishes: 24 April 2015 Time: 9:00 PM Venue: SOAS, Russell Square: Khalili Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Film Screening of Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years followed by a panel discussion with film maker and friend of Audre Lorde Dr. Dagmar Schultz, Dr. Marion Kraft who is featured in the film, and Ella Achola, founder and editor of the Ain’t I a Woman Collective.