Ayo Osobamiro

Ayo Osobamiro is a Nigerian American raised in the great state of Michigan and is the producer of The Black Motherhood Project. Osobamiro graduated with a BA in History and French Literature and Language in 2018 from Columbia University and is currently pursuing a JD at NYU School of Law. She is fascinated with the way art allows us to explore all aspects of the human experience. Be it through her writing or podcasting, she is always drawn to projects that reflect and refract the tensions in society and contribute to rigorous cultural discourse.


MAI meets the makers of The Black Motherhood Project (2021) to talk about the documentary and the acute need to tell the stories of black mothers and daughters in the current cultural climate.


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However, to turn our MAI dream into reality, we also relied on assistance from high-quality experts in web design, development and photography. Here we’d like to acknowledge their hard work and commitment to the feminist cause. Our feminist ‘thank you’ goes to:

Dots+Circles – a digital agency determined to make a difference, who’ve designed and built our MAI website. Their continuous support became a digital catalyst to our idealistic project.
Guy Martin – an award-winning and widely published British photographer who’s kindly agreed to share his images with our readers

Chandler Jernigan – a talented young American photographer whose portraits hugely enriched the visuals of MAI website
Matt Gillespie – a gifted professional British photographer who with no hesitation gave us permission to use some of his work
Julia Carbonell – an emerging Spanish photographer whose sharp outlook at contemporary women grasped our feminist attention
Ana Pedreira – a self-taught Portuguese photographer whose imagery from women protests beams with feminist aura
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