Deputy Director @ The Royal African Society
Desta Haile is Deputy Director at the Royal African Society. She is a British-Eritrean writer, educator and consultant with a background in intercultural communication, social justice and the performing arts. Winner of To Speak Europe in Different Languages in 2020, and Afritondo Short Story Prize in 2021, Desta has also designed and delivered Languages through Music workshops for Africa Utopia at Southbank Centre and BOZAR Afropolitan Festival. She holds an MA in Black British Writing from Goldsmiths, University of London.