Lula Saleh

Lula Saleh

Lula Saleh is an Eritrean-Ethiopian, Saudi American multidisciplinary artist, storyteller and writer, with a background in journalism.

Her work offers an international and transnational lens, at the intersection of home, culture, migration and identity. She has been a featured speaker/performer with TEDxMinneapolis, Button Poetry, Amnesty International, Yale University’s African Salon, Green Card Voices and more. Lula is also the founder of the East African Diaspora Artists Initiative, a creative enterprise that utilizes storytelling, arts and entrepreneurship to amplify the work of African creatives and changemakers.

Lula has received various awards and fellowships for her work in writing/storytelling, human rights and arts-based leadership, and has been a recognized leader in creative placemaking with African immigrant communities in Little Africa, St. Paul.