Omolara Ogundipe-Leslie is a Nigerian feminist and activist who is considered one of the foremost writers on African feminism, gender studies and literary theory. She argued an African-centered feminism that she termed "Stiwanism"(Social Transformation In Africa Including Women) in her book, Recreating Ourselves.

Molara Ogundipe has been in the leadership of feminist activism and gender studies in Africa for decades. She lives and works in West Africa now where she has been setting up writing centres at universities, in addition to her work on literature, gender and film, in contribution to her commitment to intergenerational education and mentoring.


  • Carole Boyce-Davies, Carole B. Davies, and Molara Ogundipe-Leslie: Moving Beyond Boundaries. April 1995 (two volumes)
  • Molara Ogundipe-Leslie: Re-Creating Ourselves: African Women & Critical Transformations. Feb 1994.

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