Afua Hirsch is an award-winning writer, journalist, and filmmaker. Her work focuses on culture, identity and social justice, as well as Africa and its diaspora. A former West Africa correspondent for Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Hirsch met young creatives in Nigeria, South Africa and Morocco for her latest TV series, African Rising with Afua Hirsch. The three-part documentary, which aired on the BBC in June, is available on the broadcaster’s iPlayer platform, as well as Apple TV. It will also be distributed internationally.