Grace Akpan

25 Years Old  ·  From Nigeria

Key Areas of Interest

SRHR, Youth leadership, SOGI, women’s right, advocacy and empowerment.

Relevant Experience

Grace is a human rights activist, a trained counselor and a sexual and reproductive health and rights advocate for sexual minorities affected key populations. She is a board member of Interfaith Diversity Network of West Africa (IDNoWA) where faith based individuals and organizations of the LGBTI community are brought together in one platform. She has facilitated capacity development programs and mentorship on SOGI for sexual minority youths who are women. She has worked with a number of NGOs on SRHR through capacity building for youths. She has experience in project management, digital security and campaigning in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Currently, Grace is on a project with a Transgender organization in Nigeria on HIV preventive measures for Transgenders & intersex persons with access to sexual and health services.

Additional Information

Grace has an educational background in Business Education (Accounting), professional background in customer services & office administration also in the aviation industry.

Grace loves chocolate, cakes and ice-cream. She likes to read, listen to music and watch movies during spare times.