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Priscilla Usiobaifo

BraveHeart Initiative for Youth & Women (BHI)
Executive Director
Ms. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo is the Founder/Executive Director of BraveHeart Initiative for Youth & Women (BHI) a leading feminist organisation in Nigeria advancing young people’s sexual and reproductive health and promoting women’s rights. Priscilla has distinct records in young people’s SRHR Programming in Nigeria especially those in rural communities. She possesses over 10 years working experience on women's rights activism and young people's health programming.
Priscilla strategically leads advocacy for gender related policies and laws, and she is one of the most consistent and committed voice on the issue of rape in Nigeria. She has intervened in over 100 cases of sexual violence and successfully facilitated sexual abuse convictions of 12 Sexual Offenders. Priscilla is a passionate African Feminist who has institutionalized her feminist ideologies at BraveHeart Initiative where she raise newer generation of women's rights activists. She is phenomenal for her mentoring of girls on transformational leadership and community development.
Priscilla actively promotes inclusive programming through her advocacy for community system strengthening. She believes that sustainable change begins at the household and community level. Priscilla brands herself as the #InternationalVillageGirl as she passionately promotes the localization of global ideas.

Priscilla Usiobaifo holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Political Science. She is a Fellow of the ARSRC–Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship and an Alumni of the CREA -Sexuality, Gender and Rights Institute. Priscilla is a LEAP AFRICA Awardee, NYSC Awardee and the 2019 Recipient of Yemisi Ransome-Kuti Leadership Award for her fierce activism.

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