Joy Ada Onyesoh conducts research for her doctoral degree in Transformative Studies and is studying for a degree in LLB Law. She is currently affiliated at the Institute of Development Studies University of Nigeria and California Institute of Integral Studies, USA.

She is the President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in Nigeria and the Executive Director of Women for Skill Acquisition Development and Leadership Organisation. Joy is particularly invested in the full implementation of UNSCR 1325 and has facilitated translation into four Nigerian Indigenous languages.