Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed is an Independent Consultant and Researcher with international experience in gender and social inclusion across organisations and within large-scale development projects. Zahrah is also the founder and editor of bookshy – a blog dedicated to African literature, the curator of ABC - a visual showcase of African Book Covers, and one-third of the literary podcast Not Another Book Podcast. She holds a BSc in Human and Physical Geography from University of Reading, an MSc in Urbanisation and Development and a PhD in Human Geography and Urban Studies, both from LSE. She tweets @bookshybooks.