Aluel Atem is a development economist, blogger, and African Feminist Activist from South Sudan, primarily focusing on conflict transformation, gender, and sexuality. She co-founded two women’s rights initiatives: Ma' Mara Sakit Village and Crown the Woman-South Sudan. She is a writer for African Feminism (AF), a Pan-African digital feminist platform. From 2018–21, Aluel served as the South Sudan Women Coalition representative to the board of Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM), a multinational body that monitors compliance with the South Sudan Peace Agreement. Aluel also blogs about her personal experiences and issues that affect women and girls, especially in South Sudan, on her website https://aluelatem.com.