Media

THE GRACE TALES WITH GEORGIE ABAY

Aminata’s journey from unimaginable trauma to becoming a power for good.

THE PROJECT WITH LISA WILKINSON 

She has suffered unimaginable trauma, but somehow she’s not only survived but thrived.

Richard Fidler, Sarah Kanowski in ABC Conversations. Richard interviews Aminata and hear about her childhood in Sierra Leone, her capture by the rebel soldiers and settling in Australia as a refugee

ABC CONVERSATIONS WITH RICHARD FIDLER

Special audio interview with Richard Fiddler about her capture by rebel soldiers during the civil war in Sierra Leone.

Ben Fordhan interviewing former refugee now Australian citizen, Aminata Conteh-Biger

2GB WITH BEN FORDHAN

Audio interview with Ben Fordnam. Aminata talks about fledding civil war, settling in Australia as a refugee and building her Foundation to improve the life of mothers and babies in Sierra Leone

BACKCHAT PODCAST

Hear about Aminata’s memoire ‘Rising Heart’ with Backchat.

FEED PLAY LOVE

Listen to Aminata talk about how she survived the war in Sierra Leone and built a new life in Australia.

BBC NEWS

During Sierra Leone’s civil war Aminata Conteh-Biger was abducted by rebels. Today, she’s saving the lives of mothers and babies there.

BRIDGING CAREERS

Growing up in Freetown, Sierra Leone with her father, Aminata had a blessed life and was known as the girl who lived in the big yellow house on the hill.

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS PODCAST

Episode 24: Aminata Conteh-Biger shares her remarkable story in her new memoir, ‘Rising Heart’.

Documentaries

Award winning SBS Dateline’s documentary.

Aminata and AMF team journey back to her hometown of Freetown, Sierra Leone where the foundation is aiming to make improvements to maternal health and medical services for women.

The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe trailer SD

In 2015, Aminata performed as part of the renowned The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe theatre production, telling her story on stage at Sydney’s Opera House. The play was made into a praised documentary.
Directed by the acclaimed theatre director Ros Horin
Staring Aminata Conteh-Biger, Yordanos Haile- Michael, Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe, Yarrie Bangura, Wanyike Mshila, Tariro Mavondo, Nancy Denis, Effie Nkrumah Imat and Akelo-Opio

The full documentary can be watched on SBS on demand.

Past Events

THE WOMEN’S CLUB

Aminata Conteh-Biger in conversation with Nicole Abadee
This very special event sees Aminata, in conversation with revered literary journalist Nicole Abadee discussing Rising Heart