Heleen Debeuckelaere is a historian, writer and organizer based in Brussels.
She regularly contributes to Belgian and international media and was involved in the birth of the non-profit organization "Metissen van België" and the video channel Black speak Back. She often works for the Brussels news outlet BRUZZ, where you can find her articles about the cosmopolitan capital on the website and in the magazine. Her monthly column appears in the Belgian magazine on cultural affairs Rekto: Verso. She curated a special collection for the Muntpunt library on the theme of "decolonization". She also listens to Afrobeat daily and answers her e-mails at the earliest after two days of reflection.