Girl Who Smiled Beads (Wamariya) - Author Bio

Author Bio
Birth—ca. 1987-88
Where—Kigali, Rwanda
Raised—Chicago, IL, USA
Education—B.A., Yale University
Currently—lives in San Francisco, California


Clemantine Wamariya is a storyteller and human rights advocate. Born in Kigali, Rwanda, displaced by conflict, Clemantine migrated throughout seven African countries as a child. At age twelve, she was granted refugee status in the United States and went on to receive a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She lives in San Francisco.

Awards and honors
Hive Global Leader
The Emerging Trailblazer Award
Appointee to The United States Holocaust Memorial Council
(Adapted from the publisher.)

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