Writer for June -- Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah
Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe Institute Accra present Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah as our writer of the month of June.
Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah is a Feminist Activist, Communications Professional, Entrepreneur and Writer. She writes across genres including creative non-fiction, short stories and essays. She is the editor of Women Leading Africa: Conversations with Inspirational African Women, the author of Communications Handbook for Women’s Rights Organizations, and co-author of Creating Spaces and Amplifying Voices: The First Ten Years of the African Women's Development Fund. She has written for a number of magazines including BBC Focus on Africa, New African Woman and DUST magazine. Her short stories have been published in It Wasn’t Exactly Love a collection of short stories published by Farafina and The Pot and Other Stories published by FEMRITE.
Nana Darkoa runs the blog Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women. Started in 2009 with co-founder Malaka Gyekye, the blog focuses on women’s sexuality and features stories from several contributors. In 2014, the blog was nominated in the category of New Media Practitioner of the Year.
Nana holds a Diploma in Performance Coaching, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. She is also a graduate of the University of North London with a BSc (Hons) in Communications and Cultural Studies and holds a MSc in Gender and Development from the London School of Economics.
Join us for an exciting evening: an interactive reading session with one of Ghana's best bloggers.
Date: Wednesday, 28th June, 2017
Time: 7.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Venue: Goethe Institute, 30 Kakramadu Close, East Cantonments, Accra
Admittance is Free.