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Chinny Ukata

Chinny Ukata is British-Nigerian and grew up in Southend-on-sea. She studied Life Sciences at the University of Southampton. Her passion for highlighting and decolonising underrepresented history led her to create the podcast It’s a Continent with her friend and co-host Astrid (who she met on an internship.) It’s a Continent seeks to counter the misconception that Africa is a country, and is a top 25 History podcast in the UK (2020). Her previous work has featured in publications including gal-dem and Black Ballad. It’s a Continent is Chinny’s first book. She enjoys playing five a side football.
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