Santa Buchanan is the content development officer and head writer at Umlando Wezithombe. She has written dozens of scripts for both comic books and animation series, including co-writing the graphic novel biography of Nelson Mandela for the Nelson Mandela Foundation. She is currently writing for an animated series for an international studio as well as a series of educational clips being produced for South Africa. As a founding partner of Umlando, she has been with the company for over ten years and been the recipient of numerous international awards for her writing. Her published work has achieved best selling status both in South Africa and internationally and is focussed on taking African stories to a broader audience.