From an Orphanage in Sierra Leone during the country’s civil war to becoming the soloist at the Dutch National Ballet and dancing in a Beyonce music video, Michaela has lived an unbelievably inspiring journey – one that simply must be shared with the world.
Here, she opens up about race, mental health and her childhood, and takes us through the lessons she has learnt along the way.
Having always been an avid magazine reader, Danielle felt most women’s publications had the same point of view, or they felt too aspirational and fashion orientated — so she created a Riposte: a smart magazine that highlights bold, fascinating women who we don’t usually hear about. Tune in to discover how to create a magazine that lasts.
Realising the lack of space for Black women, these ladies pulled together Black Girl Festival, and with it, began a little bit of a revolution. Welcome to the story of the UK’s first ever festival celebrating Black British women.
From part-time Ph.D. student and mum running a pop-up supper club in Soho, to finally opening her first restaurant in her 40s and being the first British chef to feature on Netflix’s Chef’s Table. Asma’s ride to the top has been a wild one. What’s the recipe for success?