Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

United States

Morénike Giwa Onaiwu is an Autistic woman of color, educator, first generation American, public speaker, parent of Autistic children, and advocate. She is involved in various social justice endeavors and is a contributing author of several publications focusing on inclusion, community engagement, HIV, neurodiversity, research, disability, intersectionality, and nontraditional leadership. Morénike is Co-Executive Director of the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network and a co-editor of the first ever anthology of Autistic people of color, All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism. Additionally, she co-chairs the Women’s HIV Research Collaborative.

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