Nell Thompson is a graduate of Geology, from The Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Nell currently lives in Port Harcourt, from where he engages and participates in various programmes and activities for the emancipation of the rights of sexual minorities and gender identities. He portrays leadership and management skills, and has lead and raise his voice to topical national discourse on LGBTQ+ rights and Gender identities.
An educator, writer, communicator and someone who loves traveling; Nell believes in inter-cultural exchange of ideas and representation, in diversity, inclusion and in activism that seeks to educate and open doors to conversations. Nell is a scholar and class captain of The Bisi Alimi Foundation, Rainbow Academy, class of 2020/2021; who hosted Nigeria’s first ever virtual pride event in June of 2020 with more than 200 persons in attendance. Nell also is a volunteer for African Network of Adolescent and Young Persons Development (ANAYD).