Adaku is one of girltank’s ’10,000 Names in 100 Days nominee and a woman we would like to feature this week. She’s an activist, healer, teacher and performance artist and co-founder of a social enterprise called Soular Bliss. As an out queer woman, her focus is to bring to focus LGBT issues in Nigeria with her art work Bringing Back Home, out in 2012, which focuses on sexuality, sexual health, motherhood and love. Additionally, she feels that healing and cleansing process is important for all women, especially co-founders and women in business.
“I am a lover in awe of the manifestation of infinite love around me,” she says. “A life liver grappling with and recognizing the faces of pain and trauma surrounding me and my communities. I see pain and trauma as sites of inspiration, transformation and healing. With courage and complete surrender, I invite all to speak their truth and dance with me to wholeness, opening a clear path for love to fulfill its intention in me.”
Adaku was recently one of the recipients of the 2012 Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship with the Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Center in Lagos, Nigeria, which is a part of a Ford Foundation initiative, “Global Dialogue of Sexual Health and Well Being” aimed at giving visibility, depth and legitimacy to the field of sexuality in Africa.
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