Amina Doherty is a Nigerian feminist, artist and women’s rights advocate.
She graduated from McGill University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Women’s Studies. She holds a master’s degree in Gender, Development and Globalisation from the London School of Economics.
Doherty worked as a researcher at the Directorate of Gender Affairs in Antigua and Barbuda for one year, there she led research for the national report to CEDAW, the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) and the Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA). She also worked with the Sigrid Rausing Trust in London, where she served in the women’s rights grant-making program. In 2010, she founded FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, an organisation that provides scholarships to young feminist organisations around the world. She is currently the coordinator for the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, an international feminist organisation and the co-creator for of Our Space is Love, an online community platform. She serves on the boards of Just Associates (JASS) an international feminist organisation that trains and supports activist leadership, the Blue Mountain Arts Institute in Jamaica, and the Global Fund for Women.