The founder and Executive Director of Afro Rainbow Austria, Henrie Dennis, is a Nigerian born human rights activist who continuously works on improving the lives and realities of LGBTIQ+ communities in Africa as a continent, Austria and the diaspora.
She is a board member of Planet10, a redistribution network that encourages sharing privileges among minority groups.
She has worked among others, with the Red Cross and with LEFÖ-IBF, the only Intervention Centre for Trafficked Women in Austria. She is also a trainer with the NGO Selbstlaut, an organization fighting sexual violence against children and youth.
Currently she is the artistic director of the biggest art and activism festival in Vienna, Wienwoche 2019.