Amina Doherty
Founding Advisor & Founding Coordinator

Amina Doherty is a young feminist ARTivist whose work focuses on feminist philanthropy and creative arts for advocacy. Amina actively supports several community-led media platforms across Africa and the Caribbean and brings to her activism a passion for music, art, travel, photography, fashion and poetry. She has facilitated several learning initiatives on women’s rights, youth development, resource mobilization and economic justice. Prior to her role as general coordinator and one of the founding members of FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund, Amina worked in the women’s rights grant-making program at the Sigrid Rausing Trust in London and has also worked as a researcher and youth organizer at the Directorate of Gender Affairs in Antigua. She currently sits on the boards of Just Associates (JASS) and the Global Fund for Women. In 2012, Amina was recognised by singer Annie Lennox as a women’s rights champion for change. She holds a BA in Political Science & 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 studied in Nigeria, Antigua, Canada and the UK. She currently lives and works from Kingston, Jamaica.

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