Kübra Gümüşay

Steve Brett

Kübra Gümüşay is an award-winning author, journalist, and activist. She studied political science in Hamburg and at the London School of Oriental and African studies. She has won awards for her writing and campaigns against racism and sexualised violence. She speaks on issues of social justice around the world, and she is involved in advocacy and feminist research for ‘utopian’ and ‘desirable futures’. Her book Speaking and Being was one of the most successful non-fiction books in Germany in 2020. She is also a Mercator Senior Fellow at Cambridge University.