neema

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Education

Yale University, B.A.Candidate in African Studies  (2014-Present)

Activities: Actress, Heritage Theatre Ensemble; Member, Black Student Alliance at Yale; Member, Yale African Students Association; Costume Designer, Yale Drama Coalition.

Relevant Coursework: Cinema of the Black Diaspora, Embodying Story, Black British Art and Culture, Black Speculative Fictions, History of Brazil, African Encounters with Colonialism, Gender and Sexuality in a Transnational World, Beginning isiZulu

University of Cape Town, Study Abroad, African Studies (Spring 2016)

Courses: Envisioning the Body in Visual Art, Gender in Sub-Saharan Africa, Liberation Psychology.

Peking University, Global Summer Program, Beijing, China  (Summer 2015)

Courses: The Silk Road, a History of Cultural and Material Exchanges, Advanced Introductory Mandarin

Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Curation
  • Travel Consulting
  • Public Speaking
  • Media Strategy
  • Costume Design


Experience

Tastemakers Africa, Global Community Manager (Nairobi, Kenya; Accra, Ghana; Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa)
February 2017-August 2017

Yale Africa Initiative, Student Assistant 
August 2016- December 2016

Yale Women's, Gender & Sexuality Department, Research Assistant 
January 2015- May 2015

Languages

Native

  • English
  • Swahili

Conversational

  • Spanish (Advanced)
  • Portuguese (Proficient)

Introductory

  • Zulu
  • French
  • Mandarin

Media/Coverage

AfroPunk

OkayAfrica

ArtNewsAfrica

Using Format