Freedes, the author of the Afro Cosmopolitan Diet blog, My Burnt Orange, is a wife, a mother, and a professional electrical engineer who loves to cook dishes from across Africa and beyond. She considers herself to be a true child of the soil, having been born and raised in Botswana, with both parents from Ghana, and now building a future with her husband, who is from Zimbabwe. Freedes is working on publishing her first Afro Cosmopolitan Diet book in 2013. She is also passionate about supporting and encouraging women of African descent in science, engineering, technology and business and believes that women will play a pivotal role in driving Africa’s development forward. For her entire range of recipes please visit http://myburntorange.wordpress.com.