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CHIOMA AGWUEGBO

WRITER / SOCIAL COMMENTATOR

TEDxPortharcourt

TEDxPortHarcourt 2019

Chioma Agwuegbo's interests revolve around women, media, politics, and technology. Her strategies advance causes, build businesses and foster engagement between government and citizens.

 

Chioma has extended experience within civil society, recently managing eight media and journalism grantees for the MacArthur Foundation portfolio at Reboot.

 

She is the Founder of TechHer, a community designed to demystify technology for women and deploy innovation towards solving societal problems that affect them whether it is chaperoning young, first-time women politicians, co-creating solutions for halting sexual and gender-based violence, or curating learning sessions on digital security and circumvention, Chioma believes that technology not applied is not useful.

 

A founding member of Enough is Enough Nigeria and an alumna of the Global Shaper community, Chioma steers communications on the Strategy Team for the Not Too Young To Run Bill, now Act. She has recently joined the Powering Jobs Steering Committee for Nigeria funded by the Schneider Electric Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. 

 

Chioma has a Master's Degree in Social Media and a first degree in Mass Communication. As a speaker, Chioma has graced podiums from The Hague to The House of Lords, and several locations on the continent. In recognition of her work with women and politics, she was invited as an inaugural speaker at the Global Women Leaders Forum in Iceland in November 2018.

 

A writer and political/social commentator, Chioma has held columns with Foresight for Development, Huffington Post, and contributes regularly to Premium Times and other leading news outlets.