Founders, Advisors and Supportive Roles

Hannah McCarrick Mikidadi

Co-founder, Advisor & Editor

Hannah McCarrick Mikidadi is a PhD candidate researching if and how digital technologies can empower small-scale farmers in Tanzania, funded by Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures at the Department of Geography at University of Sheffield. Hannah has a professional background in development cooperation and research with a specialism in Information & Communication for Development (ICT4D) and Digital Development.

Hannah has worked, lived and travelled in Tanzania and Zambia over 10 years. Hannah has worked with, supported and initiated a number of community development and research projects across Zanzibar and has worked as a Bilateral Associate Expert for Sida.

Hannah has previously authored a chapter in the book «Digital Economies at Global Margins», published by the MIT Press.

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John John Bruseth

John John Bruseth

Co-founder & Editor

John John Bruseth is the co-founder of Symphony Farms in Mtule and Unguja Ukuu. He has been working in women projects in many African Countries for more than 20 years.

He is a journalist and author, and have been working with communication and PR in San Francisco, London and Oslo.  He is also known in Norway as a speaker and lecturer in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Currently he is working on the Female Footprints – Women of Zanzibar books in cooperation with Hanna McCarrick Mikidadi.


Salah Idrisa Makame

Accountant and Financial Administrator

Jasmine Kavenukeh

Legal Advisor