"International Development and Global Travel" Contributor
Ms. Uloma Ogba will be serving as the "International Development and Global Travel" Contributor on the A Professional Africa platform. With years working for the UN and experience traveling globally for leisure and work, she will help close the knowledge gap that professionals in Africa have around getting into international development and traveling globally.
Uloma Ogba is the Founder and CEO of Launch Africa, offering tailored career advice and mentoring to individuals seeking opportunities in the International Development sector. She is
also the author of the highly rated “30-Day Guide to Landing your Dream Job in International Development”. She is currently working her dream job as a Gender & Financial Inclusion
Specialist at MarketShare Associates. Previously, Uloma worked with the United Nations in Rwanda and Zambia, focusing on improving access to digital financial services particularly for
women, youth, and refugees. She also worked as an Analyst for PharmAccess, a global health nonprofit in the Netherlands, with brief stints in Kenya and Nigeria. Committed to the
development of women and girls across the globe, Uloma cofounded the Nigerian nonprofit, Give Girls A Chance, which is dedicated to improving access to quality education for Nigerian
girls. The organization funds and mentors over 50 primary and secondary school girls. She is also a contributing writer for the social enterprise, She Leads Africa, where her article “How to Land a Job with the United Nations” remains one of the top rated and shared articles on the platform.