Nana Akosua Hanson is the director of Drama Queens, a youth led non –profit feminist activist organization that uses art, social media and public conversation for feminist, LGBTQIA+ and environmental activism. A writer, an actress, and an activist, Nana believes in the power of art and artistic expression in changing the world. She also works as a Programmes Officer at the African Women’s Development Fund, her specific mandate involving creative work around funding new and creative streams of feminist organizing and women’s rights initiatives.
A freelance writer, she curates a personal blog at darkmosaic.blogspot.com and has published articles such as ‘Ebola and the Africa-hating Single Story’, ‘A Girl’s hopes for Women’s Day’, ‘Shashii, Ghanaian Twitter and Slut Shaming’, ‘Could We Be Protecting the Cosby Next Door?’; this includes short stories such as ‘Love is a Two-letter Word: Me’ and poetry on This is Africa and Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women. She is also a TV and radio presenter, currently hosting a daily evening radio show centred around urban music and popular culture, and a weekly TV show on Ghanaian trending news.