Olivia Ezeobi is a founding member of a North-South Gender Research Network of scholars from South Africa and Scotland. She is a lecturer and PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University. Her research interest is in the intersectionality of gender, race and class, and she is passionate about bringing the voices of more women of colour to feminist literature. Her motherhood journey awakened in her a keen interest in economic research related to working mothers. She lives in Stellenbosch with her husband and son.