COUNTRY: SOUTH AFRICA
Fortunate Jwara was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, and grew up in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. She completed her Bachelor of Music at the University of Pretoria in 2015.
Fortunate Jwara was born in Durban and grew up in Pretoria. She completed her Bachelor of Music at the University of Pretoria in 2015. Her passion for social justice inspired her to enrol for a Master’s degree in Multidisciplinary Human Rights with the same university in 2016. She is an author of the novel The Music Thing – which speaks passionately about the art crisis in our country, interpretation of art, patriarchy, and psychopathy.
She works for a Labour Rights NGO, gaining experience on working with communities on issues such as gender-based violence, racism, health issues, and underpay in the workplace. She blogs and writes for online magazines.
It is very important for a woman, no matter who you are and what you have, to create your own identity and to be remembered for who you are and for the things that you did for yourself.