Teju is a writer/poet and urban geographer. One of eight Ashram Activist Fellows for 2017-2018, she is currently completing a 4Cities Erasmus Mundus Masters in Urban Studies. Living in four European cities over two years she conducts research on exclusion, subaltern communities, geographies of Blackness, transnational Blackness, and city culture initiated by people of African descent as well as other post-colonial communities. Teju has extensive work experience in the non-profit sector and is the Creative Director of World Unwrapped, which curates content on global perspectives and intercultural urbanism. Teju aims to integrate diaspora city culture and art with creative development strategies to create inclusive urbanism that addresses the needs of urban communities, promotes awareness and nurtures diversity. She spends her time doing research, performing poetry, doing collaborative projects, and writing.
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