Obiora N. Anekwe is a writer, visual artist, bioethicist, counselor, and teacher. To date, he has authored and co-authored 15 books. He was born in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama on the campus of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) at the John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital. Dr. Anekwe was reared in Lagos, Nigeria and Columbus, Georgia.
He is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University (B.A., mass media arts with honors), Tuskegee University (M.Ed., counseling and student development with honors), Auburn University (Ed.D., educational leadership with honors), Columbia University in the City of New York (M.S., bioethics with high honors and distinction), and Pace University (M.S.T., special education with honors).
Dr. Anekwe is a tenured public school special education teacher who resides in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, Rev. Alexis S. Anekwe, and their son, Amari O. Anekwe.