Events

Past Event

African Book Talk Series - "Our Broken Silence" by Adelle Onyango

April 27, 2022
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Online Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi

Columbia Global Centers Nairobi African Book-Talk series is a virtual program that features primarily African authors. With this series, CGC Nairobi provides a platform where African writers can engage a global audience, discussing not just their work but exciting perspectives on how personal, political, and cultural experiences drive their storytelling.

Our Broken Silence presents a collection of diary entries written by victims, survivors, family members, nurses, doctors, lawyers, judges, activists and many others who all share varying yet fundamentally linked experiences. Delivered through several immersive perspective, these analects provide a range of eye-opening accounts that illuminate the crooked corners and sharp edges of one of the most prevalent forms of violence

Join us on 27th April 2022 as we delve deeper into this discussion in a session moderated by Wendy Njoroge, a bookish curator, entrepreneur, community builder, podcaster, and reading advocate. Her work is invested in making African literature discoverable to a wider audience

Moderator Bio

Wendy

Wendy Njoroge is a bookish curator, entrepreneur, community builder, podcaster, and reading advocate. Her work is invested in making African literature discoverable to a wider audience.

Author Bio

Adelle

Adelle Onyango is a Kenyan media personality who has gained international recognition for her efforts to empower African women and youth.  She is the founder of the Adelle Onyango Initiative (AOI) which seeks to reduce the skill gap amongst youth in Kenya by equipping Kenyan youth with skills needed for employment & entrepreneurship markets, while with women, AOI is working towards a country where survivors of sexual violence can access quality psycho-social support by creating quality & free psycho-social interventions for young girls & women who have survived sexual violece.