is a translator into and from African literatures, including French, Italian, Kiswahili, and Kikuyu. She also works as a translation theorist, writer, poet, scholar, and curator. She is committed to promoting the translation of African literatures worldwide through Africa in Translation (AiT) through SIDENSI. She currently holds an honorary professorship at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and is a visiting professor at the University of London, King’s College London, as well as an honorary professor at UNISA. Her publications include: Global Feminist Politics, Identities in a Changing World (with Suki Ali and Kelly Coate, 2001), and poetry, including in the anthologies Red (edited by Kwame Dawes) and New Daughters of Africa (edited by Margaret Busby).