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Executive Director/Chief Creative Officer
Ifeoma Fafunwa is a social impact theatre-maker living and working in Lagos, Nigeria. Her creative activism focuses of gender inequality and the empowerment of women. She is the founder and creative director of iOpenEye Africa, a Nigerian non-profit production company that utilises performance art to challenge the status quo and drive societal change.
She co-wrote and directed the stage play HEAR WORD! which challenges social, cultural and political norms that limit the potential and contribution of women. Ifeoma is a fellow at the Aspen Institute, the Radcliffe Institute and a Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab. She is a recipient of the 2020 McNulty Catalyst prize. She is married and has four children.