Ms Vanessa Chisakula

Spoken Word Artist

Vanessa Chisakula is a multifaceted artist, an accomplished speaker, and a dedicated creative activist who harnesses the power of art as a compelling medium for advocacy. She perceives creativity as the pivotal thread that intricately weaves together the realms of art and social justice. Her written works resonate with a dual purpose: to mend societal wounds and to courageously articulate truths that challenge the status quo. She has been featured on various platforms, including CSW66 and the UN High-Level Global Conference, the Southern Human Rights Defenders Summit, the International Fundraising Congress (IFC), the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) and the WHO-Afros 75th Anniversary Commemoration.

Her celebration of Africa is in her 2020 poetry chapbook called Africana, she has further been published in the women scream anthology 20’, on PePeta Africa’s “our voices’ digital booklet and has an award-winning piece to her name for her piece on women’s rights she titled ‘her place’.

All Sessions by Ms Vanessa Chisakula

09:00 - 10:30
Main Auditorium, Kenneth Kaunda Wing

Plenary: Track 4: For Women by Women: Access to adequate healthcare for young girls and women in Africa

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