Student Activist, Writer, Fallist; Cape Town
Wanelisa Xaba has studied African Gender Studies and Political Science, (BSoc Sci) with Honours in African Studies. She is completing a Masters in Social Development at the University of Cape Town with a focus on how Black identities are negotiated and navigated in historically white universities. Xaba is a decolonial Black feminist writer and thinker, who is passionate about knowledge production that centers Black queer Womxns’ lived experiences. She is the assistant national coordinator for the South African Young Feminist Activists (SAY-F) and a student activist fighting for free decolonized education in South Africa.