Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu: On the Theory of Intersectionality and the Particular Challenges of Being Black, Female and Autistic
Morénike Giwa-Onaiwu is a community advocate, writer, Christian, wife, mom and educator. American born to immigrant parents, Morénike is a black, autistic woman in a multicultural, neurodiverse family of color and a firm supporter of human rights. Morénike is a contributing author/editor of several existing publications, abstracts, and books focusing on community engagement, disability, diversity and nontraditional leadership, including “The Real Experts: Readings for Parents of Autistic Children,” All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism,” “Knowing Why: Adult-Diagnosed Autistic People on Life and Autism,” and more.
Morénike’s entire presentation at the 2018 Targeting Autism Forum is available here.