Tej Rae is a feature writer for the National newspaper, based in Dubai. Her work has been published in The Washington Post and BBC Focus on Africa, among others. She spent 12 years writing and teaching in Zambia and Senegal, where she helped to found Africa’s first children’s museum, ImagiNation Afrika.
Tej has taught IB middle school and high school English, Humanities, Journalism, and Art since 1994, as well as Vinyasa Flow yoga since 2000.
She has two children Olive and Theo, and travels with her husband Ivan who works for the United Nations.