Social Media Activism and A Call to Action | Alexa Chukwumah | TEDxBrownU

How a tweet sparked the minds of six young women to change the lives of young women around them. This tweet led to the formation of Sanitary Aid for Nigerian Girls whose work has impacted over 7000 women in Nigeria. Their story is simple and their impact is powerful. We hope this can be your spark. Learn more about the organization here: Alexa Chukwumah is a final year student at Brown University studying International Relations with a focus in Political Economy. She is Pan-Africanist and women’s rights advocate from Lagos, Nigeria. Her work includes We Rise Initiative and Sanitary Aid for Nigerian Girls, which are both organizations focusing on women’s development in Nigeria. She is also a writer at This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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7 comments

  1. Thank you so much Alexa for speaking on issues that affect us in Nigeria. You did great. Thank you. ❤️