Carla Fernandes was born in Angola and raised in Portugal. After her graduation in Translation studies, Carla moved to Germany to join the Portuguese editorial team for Africa at Deutsche Welle Broadcast, where she worked in the production of news reports and radio soap operas. She currently works as a journalist, freelance radio producer, blogger and cultural agent. Carla created the podcast "Rádio Afrolis” where she addresses issues related to Afro-descendant communities living in Lisbon and is the president of an association (Afrolis) with the same objective. Co-author and organizer of the poetry collection "Djidiu a Herança do Ouvido"