Sarah Mirza is the Swahili consultant for The Lion Guard

Early Life

Mirza was born in Mombasa, Kenya and studied linguistics at the University of Nairobi. She received her postgraduate degree in the United States.[1]


Mirza has written the Swahili teaching text used in schools around the world. As the The Lion Guard's Swahili consultant, Sarah Mirza has created many "Swinglish" phrases used in the series.[2]