29 Oct 2021
Koa Beck on White feminism and intersectional futures

The ‘death of the #girlboss’ has galvanised conversations about White feminism and how it fails to advocate for women from historically marginalised communities. Canvas8 spoke to author and journalist Koa Beck about her book White Feminism and why brand allyship should be intersectional.

Koa Beck is an author, journalist, and former editor-in-chief of Jezebel and co-host of ‘The #MeToo Memos’ on WNYC’s The Takeaway. Previously, she was executive editor for and senior features editor at

Avinash Akhal is a behavioural analyst at Canvas8. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Manchester and formerly worked as a researcher at the Education Policy Institute. Outside of work, he is either crafting his boxing skills, listening to a podcast or losing money on the stock market.