Ake Festival 2017
14-18 November, 2017
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Iheoma Obibi is an African feminist writer, human rights activist and recently the Creative Director and owner of Intimate Pleasures Desires of the Heart, whose aim is to offer the best selection of sexual health products and erotica sourced from around the world that enhances the sexual expression and sexuality of Nigerian women in intimate relationships.
Iheoma is a life experienced Counsellor and retraining as a Sex Therapist. She has a BA in Third World Studies and African Women from the University of East London and an MA with Distinction in Communications Policy Studies from City University, London.
Most recently, Iheoma was nominated onto the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) in Nigeria; she is a Board member of the African Feminist Forum (AFF) and the Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF). In 2005, Iheoma was elected onto the ASHOKA Fellows network serving for three years.
She has published short stories in several online e-zines and anthologies. She is presently the Vice-Chairperson for Women Writers of Nigeria (WRITA) Lagos chapter.