Tendayi Mahachi, FOUNDER & EDITOR IN CHIEF   Tendayi is a passionate women’s advocate with a burning desire for all women to Live their lives Bold, Strong ,Inspired and Authentic. Through the magazine she extends the voice of women to free each other from the chains of self-made identities and harmful practices. Tendayi divides her time to work on Mission Nine 4 Eight ,a platform that confronts child sexual abuse and provides healing and hope to survivors. The empowerment of God’s daughters is her driving force in being a voice for the voiceless. Tendayi is also an author and lives in London, UK

Tendayi Mahachi, FOUNDER & EDITOR IN CHIEF

Tendayi is a passionate women’s advocate with a burning desire for all women to Live their lives Bold, Strong ,Inspired and Authentic. Through the magazine she extends the voice of women to free each other from the chains of self-made identities and harmful practices. Tendayi divides her time to work on Mission Nine 4 Eight ,a platform that confronts child sexual abuse and provides healing and hope to survivors. The empowerment of God’s daughters is her driving force in being a voice for the voiceless. Tendayi is also an author and lives in London, UK

Cara Calero, WRITER   Cara lives in Georgia, USA with her husband, and is an active member in the music and youth ministry in her local church, "The Church of Columbus". She also loves to bake, and has her own macaron business in her local city. Above all, she is passionate about inspiring teens and young women around the world to draw closer to God's heart and fall deeply in love with him. She loves to mentor young girls, as well as encourage and uplift every woman around her! Her greatest desire is to bring God glory in every word she speaks and writes, and in every action she makes.

Cara Calero, WRITER

Cara lives in Georgia, USA with her husband, and is an active member in the music and youth ministry in her local church, "The Church of Columbus". She also loves to bake, and has her own macaron business in her local city. Above all, she is passionate about inspiring teens and young women around the world to draw closer to God's heart and fall deeply in love with him. She loves to mentor young girls, as well as encourage and uplift every woman around her! Her greatest desire is to bring God glory in every word she speaks and writes, and in every action she makes.

Lindi Mucha, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & HUMAN RIGHTS EDITOR & WRITER   Lindi Mucha lives in Buckinghamshire, UK with her two children. A woman who is truly driven, she is the brains behind the afro-vintage clothing brand, House of Mucha. Lindi is also a Human Rights Activist, Lawyer, and founder of Fungayi Vision a domestic violence platform that supports women from ethnic minorities. Look out for her informative sessions on Authentic podcasts. Lindi is currently studying a PHD in Law on Africa International Public Policy & Independence.

Lindi Mucha, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & HUMAN RIGHTS EDITOR & WRITER

Lindi Mucha lives in Buckinghamshire, UK with her two children. A woman who is truly driven, she is the brains behind the afro-vintage clothing brand, House of Mucha. Lindi is also a Human Rights Activist, Lawyer, and founder of Fungayi Vision a domestic violence platform that supports women from ethnic minorities. Look out for her informative sessions on Authentic podcasts. Lindi is currently studying a PHD in Law on Africa International Public Policy & Independence.

Josephine Lau, WRITER   Josephine Lau, currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and two sons. Jospehine is also the co-founder of   Grace x Strength   with Alyssa Mak. Together they help people experience yoga as a way to deliver strength, balance, healing and spiritual depth – a discerned calling from God. Josephine was the first registered Christian Yoga Teacher on Yoga Australia, has been featured on Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Salvation Army magazine (Warcry) etc. We are blessed to have her on board, look out for her well-being tips on AUTHENTIC-magazine.

Josephine Lau, WRITER

Josephine Lau, currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and two sons. Jospehine is also the co-founder of Grace x Strength with Alyssa Mak. Together they help people experience yoga as a way to deliver strength, balance, healing and spiritual depth – a discerned calling from God. Josephine was the first registered Christian Yoga Teacher on Yoga Australia, has been featured on Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Salvation Army magazine (Warcry) etc. We are blessed to have her on board, look out for her well-being tips on AUTHENTIC-magazine.

Lucy Nyawira, WRITER   Lucy lives in Kenya, East Africa where she is a champion for people with Albinism. She is dedicated to improving the lives of those discriminated against because of Albinism. She is a dedicated diversity advocate with the albinism society of Kenya and uses her modelling career as a platform to raise awuareness. She is passionate and driven about her purpose in God and being a voice for the vulnerable and helpless.

Lucy Nyawira, WRITER

Lucy lives in Kenya, East Africa where she is a champion for people with Albinism. She is dedicated to improving the lives of those discriminated against because of Albinism. She is a dedicated diversity advocate with the albinism society of Kenya and uses her modelling career as a platform to raise awuareness. She is passionate and driven about her purpose in God and being a voice for the vulnerable and helpless.

Ellie Martin. Content & Social Media Intern   I am a young Christian woman ecstatic to be beginning this adventure with Authentic Magazine. Reading, sewing and chatting until your ear falls off is what I love doing. Spreading God's goodness through creating content is an absolute pleasure; whether through social media with Authentic Magazine, or through my blog and podcast called 'The Shenanigans of Lucy and Ellie'. The Shenanigans follow our adventures through the beginning of our careers after leaving university with the guidance of God's word, and here He has lead me!

Ellie Martin. Content & Social Media Intern

I am a young Christian woman ecstatic to be beginning this adventure with Authentic Magazine. Reading, sewing and chatting until your ear falls off is what I love doing. Spreading God's goodness through creating content is an absolute pleasure; whether through social media with Authentic Magazine, or through my blog and podcast called 'The Shenanigans of Lucy and Ellie'. The Shenanigans follow our adventures through the beginning of our careers after leaving university with the guidance of God's word, and here He has lead me!

Uche Obasohan, FASHION & IMAGE STYLIST/ EDITOR   London based Uche Obasohan is a qualified Personal Image & Fashion Stylist from, The Casey Paul Academy with the Celebrity Stylist Casey Paul.. She is also the CEO of UO Styling. Uche holds a Msc in Public Health and has a successful career, however her core passion is styling people. She is known in the industry for having a discerning eye for detail. Her fashion styling brand booms with energy and style.. Alongside this, Uche is a gifted speaker. Look out for her styling tips and trend boards. Uche is uniquely gifted and passionate about her work.

Uche Obasohan, FASHION & IMAGE STYLIST/ EDITOR

London based Uche Obasohan is a qualified Personal Image & Fashion Stylist from, The Casey Paul Academy with the Celebrity Stylist Casey Paul.. She is also the CEO of UO Styling. Uche holds a Msc in Public Health and has a successful career, however her core passion is styling people. She is known in the industry for having a discerning eye for detail. Her fashion styling brand booms with energy and style.. Alongside this, Uche is a gifted speaker. Look out for her styling tips and trend boards. Uche is uniquely gifted and passionate about her work.

Tracy Davies, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION WRITER   Tracy Davies is a mother of two sons living in Kent, United Kingdom. She is currently studying Special Needs and Inclusion at Canterbury Christchurch University and is a passionate voice for those marginalised by society because of their perceived disability. Tracy shares a unique insight on diversity and inclusion and offers parents a voice to raising a child with special needs.

Tracy Davies, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION WRITER

Tracy Davies is a mother of two sons living in Kent, United Kingdom. She is currently studying Special Needs and Inclusion at Canterbury Christchurch University and is a passionate voice for those marginalised by society because of their perceived disability. Tracy shares a unique insight on diversity and inclusion and offers parents a voice to raising a child with special needs.

 
Gloria Tafa. VIDEOGRAPHER   Gloria Tafa, born in Greece of Ethiopian heritage, has called London her home for most of her life. Suffering in silence with her mental health for years, it was at her lowest state of depression in 2016 where she dedicated her life to Christ. This has since ignited a passion within her to spread the Gospel through social media platforms and videos through her Church and for AUTHENTIC-Magazine. Gloria is an upcoming filmmaker, and also has a long-term vision to set up an NGO, where she longs to serve women and children who have lost their identity - to hold the Word up as a mirror, that they may see who they are in Christ.

Gloria Tafa. VIDEOGRAPHER

Gloria Tafa, born in Greece of Ethiopian heritage, has called London her home for most of her life. Suffering in silence with her mental health for years, it was at her lowest state of depression in 2016 where she dedicated her life to Christ. This has since ignited a passion within her to spread the Gospel through social media platforms and videos through her Church and for AUTHENTIC-Magazine. Gloria is an upcoming filmmaker, and also has a long-term vision to set up an NGO, where she longs to serve women and children who have lost their identity - to hold the Word up as a mirror, that they may see who they are in Christ.

Simcha Natan, Senior WRITER   Simcha lives in Northern Israel with her husband and 3 children. As well as writing, Simcha is a musician, and songwriter with three albums and is currently working on upcoming projects. Simcha has worked hard to make sure that the life message that God has given her is engaging in both text, audio, visual and musical mediums. Simcha is committed to seeing perspective shifts in this and the next generation, that we would understand that we can wrestle for more, and remain at rest.

Simcha Natan, Senior WRITER

Simcha lives in Northern Israel with her husband and 3 children. As well as writing, Simcha is a musician, and songwriter with three albums and is currently working on upcoming projects. Simcha has worked hard to make sure that the life message that God has given her is engaging in both text, audio, visual and musical mediums. Simcha is committed to seeing perspective shifts in this and the next generation, that we would understand that we can wrestle for more, and remain at rest.

Carine Bea, PHOTOGRAPHER   Carine is a passionate London wedding photographer, originally from Brazil: land of samba, colors, contrasts and the magic of creation.‘‘Photography is a lifestyle choice for me and I’ve allowed its creative drive and adventurous spirit to work with me. I pushed aside the comforts of a corporate job, moved across the world and – armed only with my camera and a committed heart’’- Carine

Carine Bea, PHOTOGRAPHER

Carine is a passionate London wedding photographer, originally from Brazil: land of samba, colors, contrasts and the magic of creation.‘‘Photography is a lifestyle choice for me and I’ve allowed its creative drive and adventurous spirit to work with me. I pushed aside the comforts of a corporate job, moved across the world and – armed only with my camera and a committed heart’’- Carine