Ololade Faniyi

Ololade Faniyi is an African feminist activist-scholar and Ph.D. student in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies department at Emory University. Her graduate research adopts data-informed methods in investigating usage, affect, affordances, and ethics related to Nigerian (and more broadly African) contemporary gender and sexuality justice within digital networks.

With central interests in digital humanities, African feminist digital cultures, data feminism and digital political communication, her sole and collaborative works have been published in Communication, Culture, and Critique, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Feminist Encounters, Women’s Studies in Communication, and the European Journal of Cultural Studies. She was an inaugural Data Fellow for “Freedom on the Move”, the digital humanities and marronage project at Cornell University. She is also an African advisor of FRIDA, The Young Feminist Fund.