Bernie Mshana

Copywriter, Visual Storyteller, and Blogger in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Bernie Mshana

Copywriter, Visual Storyteller, and Blogger in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Bernie Mshana, a womanist by passion, an entrepreneur by circumstance and an artist by trade is (re)defining what it means, in her own terms, to be African, to be Woman, to be Creative, to be Fashionable, to be Intelligible, to be Beautiful.....to be IMARA. A product of her nomadic life, she is a multicultural, multilingual, and multimedia creative who fashions and showcases a life that is common to (or possible for) liminal hu-women like herself through her works of art and designs. Her passions for Africa, Feminism, Development and Human-centred design informs her goal of becoming an Afro-Feminist Fashion Entrepreneur who's work will economically and socially empower African women.

Bernie is currently pushing her Afro-feminist agenda by helping women-owned SMEs in Tanzania scale and grow their businesses by leveraging the online opportunity.

  • Work
    • Grumeti Fund | imara by Mshana
  • Education
    • Trinity College
    • African Leadership Academy
    • University of Cape Town