05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Kim Windvogel


Kim Windvogel is a non-binary, 26-year-old graduate from the University of Cape Town. They spent most of their years at university trying to understand racial and gender dynamics. In 2016 Kim graduated from a National Leadership Course through the nationwide Activate! Change Drivers network, which is an intensive, year- long, personal, political and social leadership course that brings together various youth leaders from around South Africa to equip them with resources and strength for the fight to equality. In April of this year, they wrapped up researching and shooting a documentary on Coloured Identity and land for SABC 1’s Youth Culture which will air in June/July. Kim is one of the directors of a Non-Profit Company called: FEMMEPROJECTS, the organisation is run by three people of colour and enters under-resourced and underprivileged schools and homes that work with the vulnerable to facilitate empowerment workshops specifically focused on puberty, understanding our bodies, menstruation, gender dynamics, sexual health and reproductive health rights and careers.