Meet Afua

Afua Hirsch is a British writer, broadcaster and best-selling author


Made in Africa, for everyone

Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

Where are you really from?

You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. So why do people keep asking you where you are from?



Women of the World 2020

Join us for the WOWxBBC Festival on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 May – the first ever WOW – Women of the World Festival to take place online! All events will be available to watch at


The Hay Festival Christopher Hitchens Lecture 2020

Afua Hirsch THE CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS LECTURE Join us online: Sunday 24 May 2020, 4pm – 4.40pm Virtual venue: Baillie Gifford Digital Stage What is the future of journalism in our newly wrangled world? Hirsch is Wallis Annenberg Chair at The University of Southern California. She is the author of Brit(ish) and Equal to Everything, and hosts the About The British […]

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