2021 Adventurous Writing And Social Media Fellowship



2021 Adventurous Writing And Social Media Fellowship

The 2021 Adventurous Writing and Social Media Fellowship Program is here again and it’s an opportunity for you to be selected as a fellow.

The fellowship is open to women and non-binary/gender non-conforming writers and content creators of African descent living on the continent. Two Writing Fellowships and one Social Media fellowship will be awarded, with the fellowship duration running over a period of five months.

The fellowship which is administered by Adventures From The Bedrooms of African Women, a blog which was started by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah and Malaka Grant “as space for African Women to share experiences of Sex and our diverse Sexualities.” aims to “seek out, support and amplify feminist content creators and their own singular vision.”

The fellowship leaves its benefactors with:

  • Editorial support from Adventures editors to prepare publications across our various platforms;


  • A $400 monthly honorarium, for a term of 5 months ($2000);


  • An opportunity for your work to be presented at the annual Adventures Live! Festival in November 2021.

Eligibility criteria:

  • 18 years and above at the time of application submission.
  • Values an intersectional feminist framework and demonstrates a commitment to the principles of feminism and human rights anti-oppression.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse communities and be respectful of the identities and opinions of others.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in issues around women’s sex, sexuality, and other related issues.
  • Strong computer and IT skills, including using the Internet, Google suite, skype, calendar, emailing, word processing, spreadsheets, web posting using content management software including WordPress, etc.
  • The Social Media Fellow should be knowledgeable and comfortable with using social media tools and have experience of media engagement.
  • Deadline February 20, 2021

Applications can only be made electronically. There is no application fee. Entrants should attach the following in their submission;

1) A personal essay containing a one-paragraph biographical statement; one paragraph explaining why women’s sexual rights, pleasure, health, and reproductive rights are important to you and how you hope to impact the Adventures Community with your work as an Adventurous fellow.

2) Samples of your writing of between 500 – 1000 words. These can be submitted as links or in .pdf or .docx format.

3) Samples of your illustrations, graphics, audio/video content.

For the Application, TO APPLY, PLEASE FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION FORM  OR  click here to apply.



Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie is a content writer, entrepreneur, and founder of Be first African Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Abuja, Nigeria which focuses on harnessing the strength and potentials of young minds for the purpose of transforming them to be an agent of positive change and impact. He is a Healthcare service professional, and an Experienced Electrocardiograph Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, health care industry, and non-profit Organisations. He is Skilled in Personal & identity Branding, Personal Development, Organizational Leadership, Fiction & Creative Writing, and Website Development. Also Focused on Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Physiological Procedures.

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