Nura is 22 and lives in Kano Nigeria with her mother and sister. She studied mathematics at university. She has a content business which she started 2 years ago for which she undertakes various activities on a freelance basis, such as photography, writing and content development. Nura has also just started podcasting. She is passionate about community development projects and one of her favourite places is a community hub where she likes to collaborate on projects. The pandemic has changed her life in that she needs to stay at home, so she can’t go out to do the work she used to do. She has been looking for some virtual jobs and has been submitting for writing competitions in her spare time.

“I think what I have learnt most during this lockdown is that slowing down doesn’t always mean you’re losing or that things have to stay still. Sometimes slowing down is actually taking time to reboot yourself or change your life…Now I know myself so much better than I knew myself before the lockdown…I would love if all girls could take a moment to talk to themselves, learn about themselves…”