• Rebecca Achieng  Ajulu-Bushell

    Rebecca Achieng Ajulu-Bushell

    Agent : Victoria Hobbs

    Rebecca Achieng Ajulu-Bushell is an ex-international elite athlete who swam for both Great Britain and Kenya over a 10-year career, quitting the GB Team just before the 2012 Olympic Games. She is a former world number one and the first Black woman to ever swim for Great Britain. Currently Rebecca works as CEO of the charity 10,000 Black Interns, which connects Black students and graduates with paid internships opportunities across a variety of sectors. Prior to this, Rebecca also founded  and ran her own creative strategy and communications agency, Nyar K’Odero Group, where she is now an advisor. In her writing and filmmaking, Rebecca is concerned with decoloniality through storytelling – in 2019, she directed and produced the acclaimed documentary Breakfast in Kisumua visual essay about the freedom fighters of the post-colonial apartheid era, and an ode to her father, the late Professor Rok Ajulu, and currently, she is engaged in writing a memoir untangling the relationship between Blackness and elite sport.