Akudo Oguaghamba (she/her) is a human rights educator, defender and activist. She is passionate about and committed to the advancement of social justice including sexual rights and gender equality. Akudo is the founder and Executive Director of Women’s Health and Equal Rights (WHER) Initiative, a non-profit organization focused on promoting the well-being and protecting the rights of sexual minority women in Nigeria. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Solidarity Alliance for Human Rights (SAHR), Nigeria; a coalition of organizations and individuals working to advance the rights and promote the well-being of LGBT and other sexual minorities in Nigeria. She is the Co-Chair (Female) of PAN-AFRICAN ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association). She holds a degree in French Language and Culture, a certificate in Gender and Development and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Project Management.

organisation: Women’s Health and Equal Right (WHER) Initiative (Nigeria)