MY PROJECTS

Work Portfolio

My portfolio showcases a handful of my research projects, public conversations, and more. Take a look to get a sense of my skills, experience and approach. To learn more about a specific project, feel free to contact me directly.

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THE GEOGRAPHIES AND ENTANGLEMENTS OF EDUCATION AND MOBILITY: A FOCUS ON BLACK NATIONS AND BLACK IM/MIGRANTS, PAST TO PRESENT — A CLOSING ARGUMENT

"This study focuses on Black international, Black colonial, and Black immigrant students across time and the spaces, the worlds they’ve created."

Continue reading on my Medium profile

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DEVALUATION OF BLACK WOMEN’S LIVES AND LABOR ALMOST DISAPPEARED BRITTNEY GRINER

Scholar and founder of Diaspora Praxis, Dr. Nana Afua Yeboah explains how Brittney Griner’s story is an example of human rights violations against Black migrants during conflict and crisis.

Read more on Essence's Website

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THE TRANSFORMING AFRICAN FEMINIST FUNDING ECOSYSTEM

The following desk review was conducted to provide insight into the current state of African feminist and women’s rights organising and movements and the responses and advocacy of feminist funders to prevailing issues and needs identified.

Read more on my Medium site

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METHODOLOGIES IN CARIBBEAN RESEARCH ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. HALIMAH DESHONG

An innovative, timely overview and examination of feminist research practice across the Caribbean, the recently published "Methodologies in Caribbean Research on Gender and Sexuality" honors and brings together the practices and perspectives of multiple Caribbean-based and diasporic researchers and activists. On Monday, October 25, 2021, the book's co-editor, Her Excellency Dr. Halimah DeShong, was in conversation with Nana Brantuo, independent Black transnational feminist scholar, advocate, and writer. Dr. DeShong currently serves as Second Deputy Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations in the US and Senior Lecturer and Head of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Cave Hill.

Watch the conversation on YouTube.

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“WE'RE ALL CONNECTED THROUGH LITERATURE”: A CONVERSATION WITH SYLVIA ARTHUR, THE FOUNDER OF THE LIBRARY OF AFRICA AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

In the Wake of the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora’s inaugural symposium in April, AMAKA speaks to founder Sylvia Arthur to learn about her lifelong love for reading and her unexpected journey from book collector to library founder and activist. 

Read my interview with Sylvia Arthur at AMAKA.Studio

 

EVENT FLYERS AND GRAPHICS

Below are a selection of event flyers and graphics I've created over the years.