Otegha Uwagba

Founder of Women Who

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

I'm a writer, brand consultant and the founder of Women Who - a London-based platform for creative working women. Whether you’re an institution or an individual, a brand or an agency - I love crafting creative and cultural projects, both on and offline. From insights and brand strategy, to internal comms programming and events - I can help you bring your projects to life. A background spanning creative agencies and publishers including media powerhouse Vice and world-renowned creative agency AMV BBDO, means I’ve worked across a diverse range of projects encompassing: branded content, advertising (TV, print & digital), digital and social strategy, and strategic/brand partnerships. I'm particularly interested in the lifestyle sector; women’s brands; digital culture and innovation; and youth culture.

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  • Writing
  • Brand Strategy
  • Content Strategy
  • Speaking
  • Moderating
  • Event Curation
  • Consulting

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Barbican Centre

    Barbican Centre

    • Arts and Culture
  • VICE


    • Publishing
  • TATE


    • Arts and Culture
  • V&A


    • Arts and Culture

Work history



4th Estate Books

Jun 2017
  • Full Time
  • I'm the author of modern career guide and Amazon bestseller Little Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women, the modern career guide every creative woman needs, whether you’re just starting out or already have years of experience. “Little Black Book is THE book of the year for working women” Refinery29 “A must-read guide for all creative women looking to navigate the world of work... Otegha Uwagba has the answer to all your creative career challenges" Elle “A compact gem.” Stylist Magazine Packed with fresh ideas and no-nonsense practical advice, this travel-sized career handbook is guaranteed to become your go-to resource when it comes to building the career you want, taking you through everything you need to build a successful self-made career: from how to negotiate a payrise to building a killer personal brand, via a crash course in networking like a pro, and tips for overcoming creative block. Plus Little Black Book is full of indispensable advice on how to thrive as a freelancer, and an entire chapter dedicated to helping you master the tricky art of public speaking. With contributions from trailblazing creative women including acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Refinery29 co-founder Piera Gelardi, The Gentlewoman's Editor in Chief Penny Martin, and many more, Little Black Book is a curation of essential wisdom and hard-won career insights. Whether you’re a thinker, a maker, an artist or an entrepreneur, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your working life here.



Women Who

Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • A London-based platform that connects, supports and inspires creative working women through a mixture of online content, and IRL events.


Brand Consultant


Mar 2016
  • Freelance
  • • Brand strategy and insights. • Content strategy and concept development. • Digital and social strategy. • Internal comms programming.


Senior Brand Solutions Manager


Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Account Manager


Jun 2013 - Mar 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Senior Account Executive

AS&K Communications

Oct 2011 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time



BA(Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Oxford University

Oct 2008 - Jun 2011