Our WCW today is Nicky Spencer-Coker, the Head of Advocacy and Movement Building for the Feminist Group, Purposeful.

Nicky Spencer-Coker is a practicing barrister and solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone.


She was previously a State Counsel at the Ministry of Justice and Senior Defense Counsel at the Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board and serves as General Secretary of the General Legal Council, the authority responsible for the regulation of the legal profession in Sierra Leone.

As former President of Power Women 232 – a network of women professionals and entrepreneurs and Vice-President for L.A.W.Y.E.R.S, the female lawyer’s organization, she’s an inspirational advocate for the empowerment of women and girls and always willing to serve in their interests.


Additionally, Nicky is the Saturday Breakfast Show presenter on Capital Radio SL and is a much sought-after compere.

In 2007, she excelled as the Moderator for the Vice-Presidential Candidates Debate during Sierra Leone’s General Elections and most recently she was the Legal Analyst for the Women’s Situation Room during Sierra Leone’s 2018 Elections.


She was recognized as 100 Most Inspiring Sierra Leoneans and 50 Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women in 2019 and 2020.