UL Alumna named Activist of the Year at the inaugural Black & Irish Awards

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Mamobo Ogoro Photo cred: https://twitter.com/Mamobo96/status/1467429996243435528

UNIVERSITY of Limerick Alumna, Mamoba Ogoro has been named Activist of the Year at the inaugural Black and Irish Awards.

The ceremony took place last weekend in Dublin in the Hilton Hotel where the social psychologist took home the award.

The PhD student is also the founder of Gorm Media, a digital media platform that curates common ground on social issues.

In 2021, the platform went from strength to strength, holding regular online events and producing a wide-range of multimedia content that promotes curiosity, conversation and creativity.

She was also honoured at this year’s Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Gathering.

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Gorm Media launched “Them”, an online series that sees through the lens of people from five different backgrounds in Ireland, in October.

Pictured are social entrepreneurs honoured at the online Gathering event Brandon Blacoe, Alex Cooney, Therese Coveney, Krystian Fikert, Aisling Kirwan, Mark Kirwan, Eibhlin O’Riordan, Mamobo Ogoro. As well as presenters, Tammy Darcy alongside SEI CEO Tim Griffiths.

This is “Them” launched on Youtube Premiere on Oct 25th and you can watch it HERE

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