Djamila Ribeiro

Djamila Ribeiro is a writer, philosopher, social activist, and one of the most influential leaders in the Afro-Brazilian women’s rights movement. She is the author of Quem tem medo do feminismo negro? (Eng. Who is afraid of black feminism?, Companhia das Letras, 2018) and Pequeno manual antirracista (Eng. Short anti-racist guide, Companhia das Letras, 2019). Djamila is committed to sharing the thinking of others, through the editorial initiative Sueli Carneiro’s Seal. Her book Lugar de Fala (Eng. Place of Speech, Letramento, 2017) was the first publication of Feminismos Plurais, a collection within Sueli Carneiro’s Seal that publishes black writers’ works at affordable prices. Djamila holds a guest professorship at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. In 2019, she was awarded the Prince Claus Award and considered one of the 100 most influential women in the world by the BBC.