Ọrẹ Ogunbiyi
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Ọrẹ Ogunbiyi

AuthorAbuja, Nigeria
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Ọrẹ Ogunbiyi
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Ọrẹ Ogunbiyi

AuthorAbuja, Nigeria
About me
Ore Ogunbiyi is a Nigerian-British Politics and International Relations graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge. Whilst at Cambridge she pioneered the Benin Bronze Repatriation campaign, the #BlackMenofCambridgeUniversity campaign and was President of the African-Caribbean Society. She has since completed a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University, New York and is currently working as a Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Vice President of Nigeria.
Projects
  • Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change
    Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for ChangeAs a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change. FOR BLACK GIRLS: Understand that your journey is unique. Use this book as a guide. Our wish for you is that you read this and feel empowered, comforted and validated in every emotion you experience, or decision that you make. FOR EVERYONE ELSE: We can only hope that rea
  • Lancôme Nigeria: Idole Campaign
    Lancôme Nigeria: Idole CampaignAs a brand ambassador, I featured in a photo campaign for Lancôme as part of the launch of their Idole fragrance in Nigeria
Projects credited in
  • International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryAt The Dots, International Women’s Day isn’t just a day – it’s a whole month! A time to take over the site and shine a light on the women and non-binary people redefining the creator landscape. For #IWD2020, we asked industry leaders to nominate the trailblazing women and non-binary people they think will redefine the creative and digital industries over the coming years. The list we’ve put together is one that beams with brilliant, talented people and their dedication to positive change. Book
  • Idôle
    IdôleWhat went into making Idôle, the new fragrance by Lancôme? Discover the four chapters to know more about this brand-new perfume that stages a quest for success, questioning the status quo, and offering a new vision for femininity.
  • PLATFORM LDN X Merky Books: Taking Up Space book launch
    PLATFORM LDN X Merky Books: Taking Up Space book launchEvent Coordinator for the Merky Books Launch: Taking Up Space by Chelsea Kwayke & Ore Ogunbiyi Exclusive readings from the book, a panel discussion and a mini-workshop all revolving around unapologetically taking up space in institutions that don’t cater for you.
Skills
  • Article Writing
  • Policy Analysis
  • Feature Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Speech Writing
  • Public Speaking
Education
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    Master of ScienceColumbia University in the City of New York
     - New York, United States
    Journalism
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Cambridge
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Human, Social and Political Sciences (Politics & International Relations)