Founder/Editor-in-Chief — Julia Chanda Zvobgo was born in Zimbabwe and raised in The Netherlands. As an Afropean she is always looking for new and creative ways to “make the invisible, visible”. She volunteers as the Director of Communications & Development for Tariro House of Hope an NGO that transforms the lives of children and their communities in Zimbabwe. Julia has a BA in Political Science with a Minor in African Studies and an MA in Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology, specialising in Visual Ethnography and Global Economy & Culture.
Managing Editor — Naliaka Odera is a Kenyan who has spent most of her years outside of the continent. She studied Human Geography and Sociology in university in Vancouver, Canada, but has an ongoing love affair with words. Her writing can be found at naliakao.wordpress.com
Political & Social Editor — Stacey Mac Donald grew up on a small Caribbean island, Curacao, which is one of the six Dutch Caribbean islands. She has a BA in Child and Family Studies and an MA in Social & Organizational Psychology. Currently she is working on her PhD research on nature and cultural heritage preservation in the Dutch Caribbean at the Royal Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean studies (KITLV).
Performing & Visual Arts Editor — Regina Nyamekye lives in Ghana. She is an advocate, poet, photographer, storyteller, a dreamer, a lover of humanitarian causes and Reggie will easily join any movement that exists to impact, empower and do better for society. Reggie is an associate of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, a network of highly motivated and educated young African thinkers and change makers. Reggie is also the founder of the DAANES Initiatve, an organization that focuses on education, leadership and mentorship of young students through dialogues and activities to empower them in their dreams and ambitions.
Health & Wellness Editor — Tendai Nzuma is a social entrepreneurship enthusiast who works in the health and wellness industry where she researches and develops standards of practice for different health practices. Through her work with Of Africa, Tendai hopes to showcase the stories of Mama Africa through the experiences of her children. Zimbabwean born, she currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
Social Media Assistants:
Marianne Mesfin & Tapiwa Makaka