Roberta is an anti-colonial, feminist/womanist, activist; poet/playwright, living with a visual (dis)ability. Roberta is an African woman descendant of enslaved Africans brought to the Caribbean, who was born in Turtle Island (Canada). Roberta has lived, resisted and worked for over 17 years in the woman abuse community both locally and globally. Additionally, Roberta works as a therapist and a clinical consultant (Continuing Healing Consultants) working with LGBTTQ populations, under housed, refugee, immigrant populations and providing anti-oppression/anti-colonial supervision with individual and group therapists in several communities and agencies. She has a BA in Political Science and Sociology with a specialty major in international justice and human rights; she also holds an MA in Political Science and a PhD in Adult Education, Community Development and Women’s Studies. Roberta’s work and praxis is grounded in Indigenous knowledges, African/Black feminisms, and anti-colonial, art-based resistance. Some of her publications include: “Third World Women”, “Women of Colour”, and “Minority women”: and African/Black feminist analysis of our identities, in Theorizing empowerment, Canadian perspectives on Black feminist thought (Innana Publications); “Pedagogies of Peace: ‘Talking Back’ to Spin Doctoring”, in Fireweed Special Issue: Women, Race, War and Resistance; Poetry: “Woman, woman” & “It a Shame”, in Convergence; and “An African Feminist Analysis of Popular Culture,” in Facts, Fiction and African Creative Imaginations, (Routledge, forthcoming ). In addition to co-producing an upcoming documentary on Racism and Resistance in the Queer community (Resistance Productions), Coordinator of BWWAD (Black Women and Women of African Descent), collectively working on an anthology on Disability and Race, and finishing another Masters in Counselling Psychology at OISE/UT, Roberta is recovering from and anticipating her next corneal transplant surgery.