Leo Igwe is a Nigerian humanist, transhumanist, and human rights activist who campaigns against superstitious beliefs such as witchcraft accusations against children and women. He is a research fellow at the James Randi Educational Foundation, and he has a leadership position at the Humanist Association of Nigeria. He has a PhD in religious studies from the University of Bayreuth in Germany.
Igwe is the author of an essay titled "A Manifesto for Transhumanism in Africa", which advocates for the embracement of transhumanist values in Africa. He co-organized the "Transhumanism and Africa" symposium at John Cabot University, which featured Aubrey de Grey as a guest speaker and aimed to address the potential impacts of transhumanism on the African continent.