Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile is the founder of the Queer Shorts Showcase Festival, Botswana's first and only LGBT-themed theatre festival.

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Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile is an ARTivist, communications specialist and human rights practitioner from Botswana. She is the founder and artistic director of the Queer Shorts Showcase Festival, author of "…on about the same old things" and a globally performed playwright with a vested interest in the development of LGBT+ inclusive cultures in Africa. She holds a Masters in Human Rights, Culture and Social Justice. 

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To engage joyfully with the world: More bold ideas from the TED Fellows

August 28, 2017

“The politics of joy” is a phrase that resonates through this session of TED Fellows talks. These talks, by and large, come from people who’ve taken a hard look at the world and its problems and decided to engage joyfully, with creativity, fresh insight and heart. From a soccer project that empowers young refugees, to […]

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