Yumna Martin

Story Oracle
Working on ‘The Undocumented” and “Altared States” for ReaBua:HerStory has been a process of reflection, in a way prayer, for all the different ways in which women of colour in South Africa hold pain and injustice and at the same time as holding the power to transform.

Yumna Martin is a programme and partnerships manager, development consultant, facilitator, and curriculum specialist with over 15 years’ experience in the socio-economic development space – across civil society, public and private sectors. Yumna received a master’s degree in Critical Diversity Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, for which she was awarded best dissertation in School of Social Sciences, and a postgraduate degree in Film & Media Theory and Practice from the University of Cape Town. Further qualifications or expertise include training in diversity and inclusion facilitation, podcast and radio drama production, and a Level I Yoga Teacher Training. Yumna is passionate about the integration and meeting points of economic, environmental, and social justice and the ways in which new and traditional methodologies can contribute to authentic participatory change.