Chelsea Kwakye


Chelsea Kwakye (she/her)

Writers and diversity campaigners

As recent University of Cambridge graduates, Chelsea and Ore experienced being a minority in a predominantly white institution. Their experiences led them to write Taking Up Space, a groundbreaking exploration of the problems of diversity in education. This manifesto for change is both a guide for black girls to navigate universities and higher education and a call for change in these white dominated institutions more widely. Chelsea Kwakye is a first-class honours History graduate from Homerton College, Cambridge. She is currently studying at the University of Law in preparation for a training contract with a city law firm in London. Ore Ogunbiyi is a Nigerian-British Politics and International Relations graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge. She has since completed a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University, New York and is currently working as a Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Vice President of Nigeria.

Talks and more.

TEDxLondonWomen 2019
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