Paula Ugwu

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Paula Ugwu
Youth / Partnership Lead, Ashoka Anglophone West Africa

Paula Ugwu is passionate about food security, poverty alleviation, youth and female empowerment, and has contributed to academic researches that inform knowledge on the role of African women in agriculture and the pricing system of agricultural produce on the Italian Commodity Exchange market.

Moreover, she possesses a Master of Science degree in Agricultural and Food Economics and has over five years of work experience in diverse areas including, but not limited to Program Management, Project Management, Partnerships, Human Resources and Retail Management.

Currently, she leads the Transforming Children and Youth Years program in Anglophone West Africa and supports Partnerships in Africa. In this capacity, she is identifying and supporting young changemakers in the region to increase visibility and social impact of their work while positioning them for success through collaborative partnerships.