Amina Doherty is a Nigerian/Antiguan feminist artivist. In her work, she finds the natural flow between creativity and activism. Amina is a curator and creative who strives to bring together people and ideas to create positive change. Through actively supporting transformational work from artists, dreamers, activists, and organizations that strengthen social change, Amina is focused on helping to build a more colorful, equal, and just world.
She is a founding member and coordinator of FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund, an organization that aims to strengthen the capacity of young feminist organizations around the world through small grants. Previously, Amina was the Director of Tactics at AWID (The Association for Women’s Rights in Development). She has worked with a diverse range of clients including governments, international NGOs, community-led groups, and individual philanthropists.
Currently, Amina is the Program Director of the Caribbean Women’s Voice and Leadership program at the MATCH International Women’s Fund.
She also serves as a Caribbean advisor to Mama Cash, the first international women’s fund in the world, and has worked with the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), a feminist grantmaking foundation based in Ghana.
Amina holds a B.A. in Political Science and Women’s Studies from McGill University (Distinction) and an MSc in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Amina has lived and worked in Nigeria, Canada, Jamaica, and the UK. She currently makes her home the small Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda.