Ama Ata Aidoo


Aidoo is a celebrated Ghanaian author whose notable works include Changes: A Love Story, Our Sister Kill Joy and The Girl Who Can and Other Stories. Her work tends to focus on gender issues in West Africa and colonialism. Aidoo is internationally recognized as one of the foremost female figures in African literature and is the subject of the 2015 film “The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo,” which explores Aidoo’s life and legacy.