Spectra is an award-winning Nigerian writer, women’s rights activist, new media consultant, and philanthropist. She is the voice behind the afrofeminist media blog, Spectra Speaks (, which publishes news, opinions, and personal stories about gender, media, and diversity as they pertain to Africa and the Diaspora.

Spectra is also the founder and executive editor of Queer Women of Color Media Wire (, a media advocacy and publishing organization that amplifies the voices of lesbian, bisexual, queer, and/or transgender women of color, diaspora, and other racial/ethnic minorities around the world.

She is currently traveling through Southern Africa offering social media, online fundraising, communications, and strategic events outreach training to African women’s NGOs and non-profits. She is also collecting stories from LGBT Africa for an anthology.

Follow her daily musings on Tumblr and Twitter@spectraspeaks.

Read more about me here.