American-born to immigrant parents, Morénike Giwa Onaiwu is an autistic woman in multicultural, neurodiverse, serodifferent family of color. Morénike, a community advocate, writer, mom, and educator, is a firm believer in neurodiversity and responsive, relationship-based parenting. She has years of nonprofit experience and is involved in several social justice activism endeavors including including HIV-related advocacy, disability rights, technology and learning, research, gender and racial justice, and promoting inclusion. In addition to Respectfully Connected and her blogs "Just Being Me...Who Needs ‘Normalcy’ Anyway?" and "Advocacy Without Borders" Morénike has also been featured in numerous blogs, magazines, and other platforms.