Faduma Mohamed

Faduma Mohamed is a spoken word poet, storyteller and artist educator. In 2016, she produced her one-woman-play OUGHTISM in d’bi young’s Watah Theatre. In 2019, she wrote and performed the sequel Golden Mind as part of University of Toronto’s ‘Feminist Launch Series’. From 2015 – 2016, she carried a box from her play, every single day to challenge the stigma around autism. The autism awareness and fundraising initiative called “#OughtTheBox” has benefited families in Toronto, Edmonton and London, England. She was awarded the Yinnergy Good Samaritan Award for her work around autism awareness and autism fundraising and most recently voted ByBlacks People’s Choice Award for Poet | Spoken Word Artist. Above all, she believes in the power of dreams.