About Hlumelo Siphe Williams

Hlumelo Siphe Williams is a Global Citizen contributor based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Writing is a big part of her life and she has written for a number of blogs, magazines, and other online platforms. Hlumelo spends her time reading, writing, and making great memories with family and friends. She is particularly interested in gender, and youth education.

Stories

  1. Article: Oprah Winfrey to Global Citizens: 'We’re All the Better Because Nelson Mandela Lived'
    Citizenship

    Oprah Winfrey to Global Citizens: 'We’re All the Better Because Nelson Mandela Lived'

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Dec. 19, 2018

    The speech inspired people around the world. Read more

  2. Article: The 'Conscience of the US Congress' Says the Time Is Now to Keep Foreign Aid Strong
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    The 'Conscience of the US Congress' Says the Time Is Now to Keep Foreign Aid Strong

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Dec. 5, 2018

    “We have come a long way, but the Caucus continues fighting every single day for the marginalized." Read more

  3. Article: 9 of Our Absolute Favourite Trevor Noah Quotes From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
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    9 of Our Absolute Favourite Trevor Noah Quotes From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Erica SanchezHlumelo Siphe Williams  and  Julie Ngalle|Dec. 2, 2018

    The South African comedian is back in Johannesburg! Read more

  4. Article: How Sho Madjozi Is Embracing Her Culture to Help End Marginalisation in Africa
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    How Sho Madjozi Is Embracing Her Culture to Help End Marginalisation in Africa

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Nov. 30, 2018

    The 26-year-old rapper is finding ways to be true to herself and her heritage to encourage others. Read more

  5. Article: This Instagram Model Is Changing Perspectives of Tribal Scars in Africa
    Girls & Women

    This Instagram Model Is Changing Perspectives of Tribal Scars in Africa

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 31, 2018

    Nigerian Adetutu Alabi has been teased her whole life for her markings — now she’s fighting back. Read more

  6. Article: This 23-Year-Old Activist Is Inspiring Other Young People in Zambia to 'Take the Nation Forward'
    Food & Hunger

    This 23-Year-Old Activist Is Inspiring Other Young People in Zambia to 'Take the Nation Forward'

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 26, 2018

    Maxwell Mumba has been working to drive change since school, and now he’s making his fight global. Read more

  7. Article: These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World
    Water & Sanitation

    These South African Women Are Using Menstruation Cups to Change the World

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 25, 2018

    In Africa, 1 in 10 girls are having their education interrupted because of their periods. Read more

  8. Article: What Is the Spirit of Ubuntu — and How Can We Have It in Our Lives?
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    What Is the Spirit of Ubuntu — and How Can We Have It in Our Lives?

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 19, 2018

    We all have a lot to learn from this beautiful southern African philosophy. Read more

  9. Article: This Organisation Makes Dreams Come True for Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses in South Africa
    PartnerHealth

    This Organisation Makes Dreams Come True for Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses in South Africa

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 19, 2018

    Thousands of children’s dreams have already become reality — and there’s a lot more to come. Read more

  10. Article: This Pop-Up Clinic Is Changing the Way Communities in South Africa View Health Care
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    This Pop-Up Clinic Is Changing the Way Communities in South Africa View Health Care

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 9, 2018

    Its four young creators wanted to make a difference in their communities. Read more