William P. Anderson studied Civil Engineering at the Stella Maris Polytechnic. William also pursued further studies in Hydro Power Plants Operations and Maintenance Routine in Zambia at the Kafue Gorge Regional Training Center. Among many others, he is the founder of the Practical Kids Preschool, an early childhood development Institution.
Dounard has a B.Sc in international law and diplomacy from Babcock University, Nigeria and a masters of law (LLM) in international maritime law from Swansea University, UK. He has work experience in communications and worked for a couple of NGOs. Dounard is also a writer, poet, and spoken word artist. As a feminist, he believes in making a difference through his love for art.
Randell is a Ph.D. student at Virginia Tech in Virginia, U.S.A., studying Planning, Governance, and Globalization. She worked in higher education in Liberia from 2015-2018. Randel is passionate about social justice issues and proudly identifies as a Headwrap Enthusiast and an Online-Storyteller.
Valdemar Reeves was born and raised in Monrovia, Liberia. He recently graduated with a BSC in Economics and Business Administration from Edinboro University Pennsylvania. Valdemar plans to pursue an MBA in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship with goals of launching his own Non-profit Organization in Liberia.
girlchild is the pseudonym for a feminist who is aggrieved by the pervasive nature of misogyny in Liberia. Having lived in a patriarchal society, and experiencing first hand the harms caused by the social construct of gender roles, girlchild values gender equality, individuality and economic independence.
Beulah Nimene, a writer and poet, is a freshman student at the Cuttington University reading Economics and Management. She currently holds the title of most eloquent speaker of the Liberia National High School Debate Tournament and she presently volunteers with Youth for Change( organizers of the Liberia National High School Debate Tournament). She is also the founder and co host of Youth and Society (shows on Light TV Satcom) as well as a member of team Liberia.
Darcess is a graduate of the J.J.Roberts United Methodist School (2012 Valedictorian). He is currently a sophomore student at the University of Liberia where he studies Geology. Darcess is very passionate about writing and the expression of diverse ideas. As an active member of the Liberian Poet Society and an affiliate member of the Liberian Association of Writers, he uses writing to inspire and motivate his peers.
Shazo is a college working towards his professional educator degree. He is also an ASHOKA fellow and the co-founder of a charity organization. In addition to being a student, Shazo works part-time as a teacher and a project coordinator at Lupec, LLC. Writing has been the means of cajoling people out of depression and as he uses his words to positively elevate the minds of people, especially Liberians.
Fanoraine Dohr studied Sociology, Criminal Justice and Political Science at Temple University. She is interested in youth education, gender equality, and international politics. She is also a writer and a self-taught fashion designer.
Joseph J. Hoff has a BSc degree in Information Technology from the Starz College of Science and Technology. He is an introspective writer who believes that writing can be used to shift the mindset of people which creates a better and more consciously aware society.
Curtis is currently reading Public Administration at the United Methodist University. He is also a stylist, a poet, and a beauty pageant consultant. Curtis considers himself a lover of music, a great dancer and prides himself on advocating for equality of all.
Ansumana Konneh is an afro-optimist and a Pan-Africanist with a deep passion for the teachings of Edward Wilmot Blyden, the Honorable Marcus Garvey, and Africa’s foremost independence fighter- Kwame Nkrumah. He studies Global Challenges (Governance) at the African Leadership, Rwanda and believes in a society of equal opportunities. He’s the Head of Secretariat of Kupambana Africa, a movement that seeks to provide Pan-African enlightenment in the context of a pure African consciousness, building education to young future leaders of Africa at the African Leadership University and other institutions of learning in Africa.
Emmanuel Trokon Johnson is a youth development worker. Through his passion to help his peers identify their talents and reach their full potentials, he has volunteered with many Organizations and is still volunteering with several L-NGOS and I-NGOS.