a think-tank. a collective. a movement.

Gender is Our Agenda.

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About Us:

The She Tank is a modern think-tank dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s rights in Africa through content, conversations and collectives. We positively impact how people think about gender and what policies say about women and girls in Africa.


Our Work.



We curate and create digital and print content on gender equality and women’s rights. Our goal is to make policy issues and data fun and accessible— because who reads those long and boring policy reports?

In 2019, we are compiling a non-fiction anthology that documents narratives and perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals from women across the African continent. To keep up with our work and content, follow us on the ‘gram.


We convene on and offline conversations that promote gender equality and women’s rights in Africa. We believe mindsets must change before policies can change or be effectively implemented.

In 2018, we launched the #PowerNOW conversation series. It is time for African women to advance beyond empowerment to power, and we believe having our voices heard is one of the ways we can do that. To learn more, read our blog.


We assemble communities of people committed to promoting the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights in Africa.

Offline, we are members of a coalition advocating for the Nigerian government to pass a Gender & Equal Opportunities (GEO) Bill. Online, we founded The Women in Public Policy (WIPP) List— a listserve for African women. To keep up with our work and find out how you can be involved in our collectives, join our newsletter list.


Our Goal.

Our vision is an Africa where gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls is achieved by 2030 (Sustainable Development Goal 5). We support this vision through thought-leadership and policy change in a modern, fun and accessible way.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

MARGARET MEAD / Author, Speaker & Cultural Anthropologist



Get Involved



We are factivists, curators, activists and change-makers. We are members and volunteers. We are people from different backgrounds, in different countries and of different ages.

We care about the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights in Africa. We are committed to positively changing the way people think about gender and what policies say about women and girls in Africa.

We ideate. We act.

Join the movement!


Calling all professional women who: understand the challenges of establishing yourself in the public policy world, appreciate the importance of women supporting women, and are committed to positively impacting the African continent through policy!

The WIPP List is a global community and email list for women, primarily women of African descent, who work or aspire to work in the public policy field. Our digital platform aims to foster a culture of information sharing and mentoring, and to empower current and emerging African female policy leaders.

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we make gender policy & data fun & easy to understand!