bilphena yahwon is a baltimore based writer, researcher, social justice advocate + womanist born in liberia, west africa and raised in danané, côte d'Ivoire. yahwon is the owner + curator of goldwomyn.com, the author of ‘teaching gold-mah how to heal herself.’and the outreach director at community conferencing center - a conflict transformation and community justice organization focused on providing ways for people to safely, collectively and effectively prevent and resolve conflict + crime through restorative practices. she writes of the immigrant experience, of blackness, of healing, of african women made from flowers breathing fragility. when she is not writing or in the classroom, bilphena enjoys wandering through spaces of foods, people(s), colors + lessons.
goldwomyn.com was created to provide a platform for makers. thinkers. storytellers of color. specifically black + african women. this space is also used to document moments of growth, of exploration, of thoughts.