– Social-Justice, Writer, Film Maker –
Mallence pursued her studies in economics and finance in Paris, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Today, she lives across the globe and is involved in various start-ups on the African continent and produces a holistic body care line in Asia.
Mallence is the founder and creative director of the Freetown-based creative collective Folor Unsho, a “sharity” that has taken homeless youth off the streets into school by harnessing their creativity, without a single cent in donations.
In 2017 Mallence founded the Freetown Flood Educational Fund, which provides education to 99 orphaned survivors of 2017’s flood and mudslide in Sierra Leone.
As a thought-provoking critic her key-notes during conferences at TEDxBerlin, University of Oxford, University of St. Gallen and the University of Namibia among others, stir conversations about social justice challenge the common status quo.
Due to her cross-cultural roots, she perceives herself as a bridge connecting two vastly different worlds. Her diverse background enables her to see creative solutions to common problems amid cultural contrast. Her recent initiative Africa Idea Factory provides African innovators with a platform that foster ideas as a change agent to transform the African continent.