Mamobo Ogoro is a Nigerian-Irish social psychologist and social entrepreneur. Fueled by both her personal experience and her academic background in prejudice, racism and dual cultural identity, Mamobo is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Limerick. Her research highlights the media and social representations of culturally diverse communities in Ireland. As the founder of Gorm Media, a start-up social enterprise, Mamobo is on a mission to unify the world. With a vision of unity and shared understanding, Gorm Media’s mission is to curate common ground through innovative digital media that captures the stories, nuances, and experiences of those in our community. Mamobo is also an active member of her local community and sits on the committee of the Midwest Migrant Community Network, the University of Limerick’s Sanctuary Programme and is the co-chair of the Ethnic Diversity Forum at the University. She is also a lover of the arts and is a board member of the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable in Limerick.
Updated November 2021
More from Mamobo Ogoro
Christiana and Mamobo join the Belonging & Democracy Forum
Landecker Fellows Christiana and Mamobo have been appointed as Advisory Board Members for the Belonging and Democracy Forum by the Othering and Belonging Institute by UC Berkeley.
Empathy is a Gamechanger
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro supports "Empathy is a Gamechanger," a new initiative launched by a Limerick-based charity which aims to tackle bullying, racism, online hate speech, and a "cruel culture of division."
Mamobo is shortlisted as Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro is shortlisted as Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the Irish Business Woman of the Year Awards.
Mamobo among the 22 Activists to Watch in 2022
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro is one of the 22 "Activists to Watch in 2022" by the Irish Independent.
The #SheWasGoingForARun Campaign aims to actively combat violence against women by awareness raising, fundraising, creating online content and community building.
Mamobo Ogoro named as one of "The 50 ones to watch" in 2022
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro was named as an Activist to watch in 2022 by the national publisher The Irish Independent Weekend Magazine.
This is "Them"
Landecker Democracy Fellow Mamobo's action project This is "Them" is a digital series that highlights the voices of diverse communities in Ireland. This is “Them” curates common ground, debunks stereotypes, answers your awkward questions, and adds nuance to the everyday experiences of different communities in today’s Ireland.
Mamobo Ogoro: Expressing our shared humanity for an equitable society
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro recently wrote a short segment in Hot Press News for the magazine's current issue 100 voices #AllAgainstRacism.
Mamobo Ogoro: Activist of the Year in the Black & Irish Awards 2021
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro has won the Activist of the year in the B.I.G Awards 2021 by Black and Irish, a non-profit organization that highlights and celebrates the identity of Black and Mixed race Irish people.