Hayat Muhammed Seid
21 year old Hayat is an Ethiopian who is currently studying History and Psychology at NYU Abu Dhabi. She is an African Leadership Academy alumna, as well as Global Changemakers fellow of 2012. Her passion for African history and for exploring different avenues to study it inspired her to co-found the Africana Studies Program at her university. She is also passionate about education and hopes to one day contribute towards creating equal access to quality education for children in need of it. In her spare time, Hayat enjoys reading. Connect with Hayat on Social Media below!
Priscilla Takondwa Semphere
Priscilla hails from Malawi and is an alumna of the African Leadership Academy. She was a Watson University Spring 2014 scholar, and was Three Dot Dash Global Teen Fellow of 2014. Currently, she is a rising sophomore at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She also writes as an independent contractor for The Huffington Post. She is passionate about storytelling and using it to celebrate culture and the multiplicity of existence. Connect with Priscilla on social media below!