Karen Ijumba

Karen Byera Ijumba is a researcher, physical and digital archivist, and research project manager. She holds an LLB and BA(Hons) in Heritage and Public Culture from the University of Cape Town (UCT), and an MA in Arts and Culture Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She was part of the creative and research team that produced the NIHSS funded film, Poetics for Transformation, and is currently part of the research and techno team that is developing Poetry Africa’s interactive digital map. She has also offered curatorial and coordination support to the Centre for Creative Arts in the last stretch of preparation for the 26th Poetry Africa Festival.