Kelley Nikondeha


Kelley Nikondeha is codirector and chief storyteller for Communities of Hope, a community development enterprise in Burundi, and cofounder of Amahoro Africa, an ongoing conversation between theologians and practitioners within the African context. She also serves as the theologian-in-residence for SheLoves Magazine, a global community of women committed to God’s imperatives of love and justice in the world. She is the author of Defiant: What the Women of Exodus Teach Us about Freedom (2020) and Adopted: The Sacrament of Belonging in a Fractured World (2017). Nikondeha holds a degree in Communication Studies from Westmont College, and a Master's of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary.

Festival Years: 2018