Espérance Hakuzwimana Ripanti was born in Rwanda in 1991 and grew up in Italy. After studying at the University of Trento she attended the Holden School of Turin. She currently works for Radio Beckwith Evangelica, in the Bookcrossing program. She is a member of the Bad History Racism Committee.
She is the author of E poi basta. Manifesto di una donna nera (2019) and co-author of Future. Il domani narrato dalle voci di oggi (2019).