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Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein
Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein is a published poet, writer, and educator from Chicago, Ilinois, in the United States. After 15 years in the fields of arts, education, culture and youth development, she currently serves as the resident director of the Swahili Overseas Flagship Centre at the State University of Zanzibar with American Councils for International Education in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
What I love about Zanzibar:
I love Zanzibar for its piko and henna, Swahili riddles, vibrant kangas, heart-breaking taarab, ancient shores, spicy mix of cultures, and timeless sunsets.