Attillah Springer

Writer, Gender Activist

Attillah is a Trinidad born writer, DJ and flag woman. She has a longstanding interest in social justice movements and has organized and taken part in events around industrialisation versus sustainability in Trinidad, England, Iceland and India since 2005 using Carnival and other indigenous festival arts as forms of protest or awareness building.

She is also one of the conveners of Say Something a Trinidad based media advocacy and coalition group working on issues of gender based discrimination and violence in Trinidad and Tobago.

She writes on culture and memory and has presented papers and written commissioned work on traditional mas, resistance and African spirituality in England, Brazil, Nigeria and Haiti.

She is a Director of Idakeda Group, a collective of women in her family creating cultural interventions for social change especially among women and youth in Trinidad and Tobago.

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