Chiamaka Mọgọ was raised in Nigeria and is from the Igbo tribe. She is proud to be both, Nigerian and Canadian.
She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Administration (Honours) degree, from the University of Ottawa. Chiamaka is currently a Master’s in Public Policy and Global Affairs student, at the University of British Columbia. She has volunteered and worked for several organizations/institutions in Africa, as well as in Canada that promote equity and inclusion. Her past and current professional affiliations include, the: Engage Africa Foundation (Volunteer), Canadian Red Cross (Case Worker), African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (Board Member), University of British Columbia (Policy Analyst), Association of African Business Schools (Guest Speaker) — to name a few.
Chiamaka has received several awards in recognition of her intellectual promise and commitment to fostering resilient societies. She has been listed on the Black Canadian Awards’, National Wall of Role Models; received a $10,000 entrance scholarship from the University of British Columbia; given the Stuntman Stu Community Builder award, by the Proud to Be Me youth awards’ organizers and; named one of the 100 Black women to watch in Canada by CIBWE.
She is currently nurturing the Initiative for Inclusive Dialogue in Nigeria (IIDN). A non-profit that uses capacity-building activities to promote good governance education in Nigeria.