Blessing Tarfa is an award winning writer of children’s literature, an educator and a research consultant. She is also an Abuja Global Shaper of the Global Shapers community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. As a Shaper, she chairs the editorial team and the Library4Education project where they make books and learning resources available for marginalised schools in Nigeria. Her research efforts as the program officer at the Riplington Education Initiative are focused on evaluating the difficulties of maintaining an education in contexts of conflict and attacks on education. As a teacher, Blessing wants to change the narrative of the punitive way learning is presented to children.