Amina Doherty

Director, WVL - Caribbean
  • Amina Doherty
  • Program Director - Women's Voice and Leadership - Caribbean
  • Pronoun(s): she/her
  • Words to Inspire: Radical, Black, Freedom.
  • Antigua

A Nigerian/Antiguan feminist artivist, Amina is the Director of the Equality Fund’s Women’s Voice and Leadership — Caribbean project.

Amina is a founding member and the first director of FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund, an organization that aims to strengthen the capacity of young feminist organizations around the world. She has worked extensively with movement support organizations such as the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID); Just Associates (JASS); and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF).

Across her work, Amina finds the natural flow between creativity and activism. Through actively supporting transformational work from artists, dreamers, activists, and organizations that strengthen social change, Amina is focused on helping to build a more colourful, equal, and just world. She has lived and worked in Nigeria, Canada, Jamaica, and the UK, and is currently based in Antigua and Barbuda.

Amina serves as a Caribbean advisor to Mama Cash, and as a Global Fund for Women board member. She holds a BA in political science and women’s studies from McGill University (Distinction) and an M.Sc. in gender, development and globalization from the London School of Economics (LSE).

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