LEBOHANG MASANGO

South Africa

Lebohang is a UNICEF Volunteer Program Ambassador and an inaugural Zanele Mbeki Fellow in feminist leadership. As an Anthropologist, she has lectured first years at North West University and has upcoming academic publications in the fields of Medical and Social Anthropology. She is a also a poet and a writer working in service of her feminist politics. With her immense passion for children’s literacy, Lebohang regularly hosts storytelling sessions in schools, bookshops and community libraries. Lebohang has been published in Mike Alfred’s Twelve + One (Botsotso, 2014), a poetry anthology of Johannesburg poets and To Breathe Into Another Voice (Real African Publishers, 2017), a Jazz poetry anthology edited by Myesha Jenkins. She has read her poetry in South Africa, Zimbabwe and the UK. She currently narrates the Sunday afternoon audio-documentary What’s Wrong With Groovin’ on Kaya FM.