Who is Victoria Kanu?
Victoria as a young girl is blessed with various talents ranging from acting, dancing, storytelling, and writing of poems and spoken words. Among her numerous talents, the writing and performing of poems and spoken words emerged as the one that took her to the limelight in the Sierra Leone entertainment industry and education sector.
Rewriting the books for a better world for girl's is what I live for
— Vicky the Poet |Child activist|Child marriage |FGM (@poet_vicky) July 23, 2021
Vicky the poet as she is popularly called is now a household name and a national icon who has used her talent to transform and impact lives especially young children of her age.
She has performed on almost every major platform within the country, and she has made special performance for the president on various occasions.
Vicky the poet has represented Sierra Leone in New York at the United Nation Commission on the Status of Women (UNSW), where she articulate well on issues affecting children and present a poem that was highlighted as the best presentation in the conference.
She has been interviewed by the BBC and has been on front page headline on major newspapers in Sierra Leone because of her exceptional contribution towards nation building.
During the ICPD 25, Vicky was among the Sierra Leone delegation, and she performed on a panel for female world leaders her performance was highly appreciated by the audience.
Vicky the poet is now a major voice for women and girls within the country and beyond, and she is currently serving as an inspiring figure to her generation.
Her hobbies are reading, watching TV and swimming
She was inspired by a girl in South Africa called Bothello.
Thank you Vickie!