Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Talented Tuesdays: Akilah Hughes

It's Talented Tuesday! Each week, For Nerdy Girls features a digital innovator who inspires colorful women around the world. These are individuals who should be celebrated on a global level, so we'll start by talking about these changemakers right here.

Name: Akilah Hughes

Twitter: @AkilahObviously

Website: ItsAkilahObviously.com

What she does: Akilah is a stand-up comedian, writer, blogger, producer, YouTuber, and one of the few nonwhite UCB comedians.

Why she's inspiring: Akilah makes jokes and talks about important topics. Her video, On Intersectionality in Feminism and Pizza, humorously explains the serious issue of whitewashing in feminism. She also critiques literature while drinking; enjoy responsibly.

If you would like to nominate a digital innovator for Talented Tuesdays, please let us know in the comments, or email us at ForNerdyGirls [at] gmail [dot] com.

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