Maulline Gragau the Editor-in-Chief of the Writers’ Council. She is a creative, researcher, policy and legislative drafter, writer, and lawyer. She is a versatile professional with 5+ years of experience in the areas of law and forensic science. She is passionate about legal practice, renewable energy technologies, inclusive development through ICT, responsive leadership and environmental conservation. Her goal is to make these opportunities available to marginalized people especially indigenous communities, women, and youth. Maulline believes that Africans have the capability to find their own solutions to all the undeniable problems which confront them.
Dr. Michelle “Molly” Keating is the Professional Development Associate for the Writers’ Council. Michelle is currently serving as Director of Career Services for South University- Savannah, and uses this platform to connect successful professionals with others that are eager to learn and develop their careers. And with that connection mindset, Michelle continues to develop her own learning and teach others through professional education and volunteering. She teaches Public Speaking for Point University, and volunteers with United Way of the Coastal Empire. Michelle recently graduated from Argosy University with a Doctorate of Education degree specializing in Organizational Leadership. As a life-long learner, she is eager to join IVolunteer and meet others that are committed to service and improving their communities
Esther Brito Ruiz
Esther Brito Ruiz is the Sub-Editor of the Writers’ Council. She is a Master’s Graduate in Women, Peace, and Security at the London School of Economics. She was previously a Global Shaper within The World Economic Forum and currently serves as Chair and researcher within the Conflict, Security and Crime Student Research Committee at IAPSS and a Junior Research Fellow in the European Institute of Policy Research and Human Rights (EIPRHR).
Anna Tin Wai Ip
Anna is the Editorial Assistant of the Writers’ Council. She is a political science major at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has developed a passion for human rights issues and hopes to create a positive impact with her writing.
Lei is an Editorial Assistant of the Writers’ Council. She has a great deal of firsthand experience in social media management and creative/content writing. Most of her written topics variant from mental health to self-awareness. She enjoys writing, inspiring people through her words, make them feel proud of themselves and be the best version of themselves and explore the nuances of ones existence. She is also fond of working in the social enterprise sector. During her free time, she likes to read books, listen to music, perform musical numbers, and having a deep, meaningful conversation with her close friend.
Gabriel is a social researcher, a gender-equality advocate, and a teacher. His interests are sociology, criminology, gender studies, and social development. He is currently researching the social construction and criminalization of persons with gay identity in Africa at the Ph.D. level.
Nhat Quynh Nhu Dong
Quynh Nhu is a university student who is enthusiastic about working with words and widening her horizon. She utilizes her ongoing curiosity about the world together with her experience as a freelance content writer at a campus student organization. In addition, she is the co-founder of an Instagram food blog where she shares her passion for foods with virtual foodaholic.
Ashera Ambawatte is a 20-year old undergraduate student studying in the field of psychological science. Apart from being a freelance writer and editor, she holds a long-lasting passion for poetry, creative writing & art. She is also an editor, proofreader, and script-writer for two non-profit youth-based social media awareness initiatives where she writes, edits, and reviews content consisting of both Sinhala and English languages.
Sabeen is a pharmacist graduate from the University of Sargodha, Pakistan. Along with having experience of working as a hospital, retail and industrial Pharmacist. A passionate creative writer too, empowering the world through the power of words. A compassionate philanthropist, helping others in need. And a dedicated volunteer, paying her best to create a positive impact.
Nguyen Minh Anh
Anh is 18 years old and a student of Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. She has a passion for social causes and making the world a better place. She hopes that her stories and articles can transcend places and inspire readers to take action.
Ali Anwaar is currently a student of law at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, with ambitions of pursuing human rights and legislative drafting. He is passionate about empowering people through education, helping them drive their communities towards sustainable change and upliftment. He also has substantial experience and interest in publications, being an avid reader and writer himself. When he is not jotting something down, he can be found tending to his cats, photographing life, and playing video games.
Zione is a Micro financier, writer, serial entrepreneur, and digital marketer from Malawi. Currently,
she is serving as the CEO of 21stC Business Solutions which she founded in 2020. She is passionate
about human development, entrepreneurship, and transformative leadership. She would like to use
written words to inspire others to solve their problems and problems in their communities so that
together they can create a better world for everyone without leaving anyone behind.
Anitta Thajudheen Jia
Anitta is an aspiring researcher and a published author from Kerala, India. Anitta is currently pursuing her master’s in English Language and Literature and Women’s Studies and her arenas of specialization are Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, and Film Studies. She ardently believes that writing is a superior way to instigate positive changes in the world. She hopes to venture into full-time research in the future and aspire to contribute to the theorizations on feminism and postfeminism. Among her ongoing projects is a survey-based study on the mental wellbeing of school-going adolescents in her city of South India in light of the pandemic and its aftermath.
Tobit is a Political Science graduate and a former university instructor from the Philippines. Despite having very diverse interests, writing holds a special place in his heart. He believes that words are potent devices in interrogating powerlessness. To write is to bleed and give life with our bleeding.
Rachel is a recent Law and Criminology graduate from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. She is passionate about education, access to justice, the environment, and understanding how to be a better ally to First Nations Australians. She aspires to contribute positively to national and global legal practice and advocacy, and draw awareness to the value in community service. Outside of work and academia, she holds a great appreciation for the enchanting worlds of music and sport and their capacity to bring people together.
Samridhi is a high school student from India currently studying in the eleventh grade in Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj. She is a motivated individual, creative writer and researcher. She is associated as a volunteer tutor with national and international NGOs. She has a passion for writing articles on various environmental and social issues. She has won many awards and scholarships in many activities, such as research writing course from Stanford University, USA; article writing competition by Alliance for Cause NGO; and the gold award in poetry writing in Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition by Royal Commonwealth Society, London. She is currently an executive member of the environment council of her school. Besides this, she is also a national scholarship holder in Kathak classical dance. (Indian Classical dance)
Stéphanie is an Undergraduate Journalist and Communication Strategist from Lebanon. Alongside with being a student, she is also involved with several National and International NGOs thriving for human development, equality, freedom, education, and citizen’ involvement in public decisions. What led her to IVolunteer is her passion for reporting about stories that matters, stories that deserves to be heard; aside from her ardor for new challenges and experiences. Stéphanie believes that life is a never-ending learning process, thus look always forward to learn beyond the topics she’s already into such as Human Rights, Law, Sociology, and Communication Strategies.