Djamila Ribeiro is a journalist and philosopher. She received her Masters in Political Philosophy from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil, and has given lectures at (among others) Harvard University, the University of Oxford, King’s College London, Goethe University Frankfurt, and the UN headquarters. She is currently a columnist for Marie Claire, and has previously written for Claudia Magazine and Carta Capital. Her books “O que é lugar de fala?” and “Quem tem medo do Feminismo Negro?” were second and third on the bestseller list of the Paraty International Literary Festival, and have also appeared on the bestseller lists for the São Paulo Book Biennial, Flipnote, and Veja Magazine. Her awards include the Citizen SP Award in Human Rights, the Trip Transformers Award, the Best Columnist in the Woman’s Press Trophy, and the Dandara dos Palmares award, and she was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world under 40 on the UN list. She was the first Brazilian woman to have been invited to the Edinburgh Book Festival in 2018, and is the creator of the ''Selo Sueli Carneiro’’, which seeks to publish the works of black female thinkers.