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The Sacred #40: Ruth Yimika Afolabi

The Sacred #40: Ruth Yimika Afolabi

In the 40th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to the Founder of Magnify magazine, Ruth Yimika Afolabi. 29/05/2019

Ruth Yimika Afolabi is the Founder and Editor–in–chief of Magnify magazine and has previously worked for L’Oréal and Burberry. She is one–half of ‘The Afolabis’, with her husband Ayo. The Afolabis have a YouTube channel, a blog and have written a book called ‘More Direction’.

In this episode, she talks about Nigerian immigrants knowing how to hustle, growing up as the only black girl in her primary school and why we shouldn’t police other people’s brand of feminism.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Posted 29 May 2019

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