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Faith Jegede Cole      

Writer, Researcher & Blogger; Autism Sister/Advocate

Faith Jegede Cole is a British writer, blogger, speaker, and researcher. She is passionate about the power of storytelling and its ability to shift mindsets. Her TED Talk titled "What I’ve learned from my autistic brothers" has been viewed over a million times and has warmed the hearts of families impacted by autism.

Cole is pursuing her PhD in Communication at American University. She has spent the last few years studying identity, reputation and privacy in the world of online communication. Her research specifically explores the tensions between online visibility and online vulnerability that are experienced when seeking to create positive changes in society.

Prior to her PhD, Cole worked within the radio broadcasting industry for seven years. Before moving to America she hosted and produced her own lifestyle show on a national UK station. The radio show called "What's in Yours?" centers around her getting to know guests by digging deep into their bags.

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