Meet the 2021 Cohort Fellows

Emem Emmanuel Ibanga

EMEM EMMANUEL IBANGA hails from Nsit Atai Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration from the prestigious University of Uyo.  Emem Ibanga is woman who exemplifies exceptional leadership through her vision and innovation and she have earned the respect of her community in the pursuit of peace. 
The name Emem means Peace and peace is all she preaches for her constituents.  She is currently in her second term in office as the first and youngest female Executive Chairman, Nsit Atai Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

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ElectHER is a non-partisan progressive women's political advancement organization bridging inequality gaps in African democracy, by advocating for and enabling women's leadership across appointive and elective office. Our mission is fulfilled through behavioural change communications; skills development, human capital mobilization and campaign financing, with an end-goal to enable capable women competitively Decide, Run and Win elections. We are on a mission to empower 1000 women to run for office and directly back '35' women by 2023.

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