About Me

Ngozi Cole is a storyteller who believes in the power of individual narrative for transformative collective change. Born in the 1990s during Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, she became a refugee in The Gambia. As a refugee, she witnessed and experienced many injustices and this sparked an interest in human rights. In 2008, she was awarded a scholarship to join the inaugural class of the African Leadership Academy. Ngozi graduated Cum Laude from the College of Wooster in May 2015, where she majored in History and Political Science . Ngozi is a 2013 recipient of the National Youth Excellence Award for Leadership in Sierra Leone, an exhibition of her deep commitment to her country. She has contributed to Voice of Women Initiative, For Harriet, Open Society’s Open Space, and African Youth Journal.

Tea Addict.

Billboard model by night.

Sierra Leonean woman-therefore a badass survivor.

Voracious reader.

Contact me at : ngozicole@outlook.com

Some of my favorite posts so far are:

Letter from the Apologetic African

Just Eat: For Skinny Girls

Cool With The Shepherd.

Say My Name

Am I a Feminist


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