Instead of the continent being defined by negative stereotypes like poverty and war.
“The only way to get people to see things differently is not to give them facts and data but to show somebody who is middle class, show their life. That’s what storytelling is to me—it’s show and tell.”
Ford Foundation vice president Hilary Pennington joined Makura to talk about what grant making on the African continent means, how she’s connecting with storytellers in new and innovative ways, and what storytelling means to her.
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