Adeng is a young South Sudanese budding poet and student journalist who is passionate about poetry. She started doing poetry in primary school. Adeng is pursuing a Journalism and Mass Media course at the University of Juba. She is doing journalism to continue giving a platform to silenced voices of girls and young women who are forcefully married against their will, among other forms of gender-based violence affecting adolescent girls and young women. She started her career in poetry when she was still in primary school. Her poetry explores negative aspects of culture that lead to social injustices. She hopes to create change by speaking and influencing the readers’ hearts and minds.