Participants

Msimang, Sisonke

  • Sisonke Msimang
  • South African Writer

Bio: Sisonke Msimang is a South African political and cultural commentator, essayist, memoirist, and journalist whose work focuses on race, gender, and democracy. She is the author of Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home and The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela: A Biography of Survival.  She has worked as the executive director of the Open Society Initiative for South Africa and the Sonke Gender Justice Network.  Msimang’s wide-ranging writing has appeared across a number of international publications, including the New York Times, Mail & Guardian, Washington Post, Guardian, Newsweek, Al Jazeera, Daily Maverick, and Africa is a Country.