Vivian Tjijandjeua Ojo is a Namibian-Nigerian poet who has spent most of her life in Namibia; she has lived and worked in several other African countries. While she's worked primarily in international development, she writes, performs, and publishes her poetry. She has performed original works and recited famous poetic pieces for events such as the Martin Luther King Day Celebration in the Kennedy Centre in Washington DC in 2014, the Oxford University Public Policy Winter Soiree in 2016, and, most recently the Africans for Biden event in 2021, to name a few. Vivian has some academic publications in journals like the Harvard Africa Policy Journal. She is passionate about capturing and sharing the stories of Africans to give voice to its history and power to its future through poetry. She has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University where she was a Lannan Fellow for Poetics and Social Justice and holds a master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Oxford. Her latest work is a collection of poems about the connection between stories and the soil.