Wagatwe Wanjuki is a feminist activist, speaker, writer, and digital strategist best known for her work as a national campus anti-violence advocate. Since launching a campaign for a better sexual assault policy at Tufts University in 2009, she's continued to work for a world free of gender-based violence.
As a sought-out writer on social issues, she's been published in outlets including BuzzFeed, Feministing, Upworthy, The Establishment, Cosmopolitan.com, The Daily Dot, ESSENCE magazine, and The New York Times. Her commentary on sexual violence and related issues appearances include The Daily Show, Democracy Now!, CNN, and MSNBC's All in with Chris Hayes. She's also a sought-out speaker on the lecture circuit; her past engagements include Rutgers, Stanford, Yale, and Delaware County Community College.
When she's not plotting ways to end rape culture, you can find her petting her pet bunnies, reading a new book, or venting about something on Twitter.
In July 2016, she co-founded a new anti-rape organization — Survivors Eradicating Rape Culture. Its inaugural campaign, #JustSaySorry, received international media attention with one video covering the campaign racking up over 7 million views in one week.