Obianuju Ekeocha: Founder & President of Culture of Life Africa
Obianuju (Uju for short) Ekeocha is an internationally acclaimed pro-life speaker and strategist.
She is the founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, an initiative dedicated to the promotion and defense of the African values of the sanctity of life,beauty of marriage, blessings of motherhood and the dignity of family life. Culture of Life Africa answers the assaults on these values with African women’s voices.
Culture of Life Africa has proposed,organized and facilitated many major pro-life conferences and March for Life rallies in Africa.
Uju has advised many African Members of Parliament, African United Nations delegates , Ambassadors and other decision makers on pro-life and pro-family issues. She has also worked closely with many African Religious Leaders to promote pro-life values in different countries. She has co-authored pro-life declarations with various African catholic bishops conferences promoting the message of life in Africa.
Uju’s writings and blog posts have been published on many online outlets, including the Vatican’s Pontifical Council of the Laity web site, Catholic Online, Catholic Exchange, Catholic Stand and Life Site News, as well as print outlets such as Catholic Herald (a prominent Catholic newspaper of the U.K.). Uju has been welcomed as a speaker at pro-life events in 40 cities and 15 different countries around the world and on numerous broadcast networks, including BBC television and radio, EWTN television and radio, Ave Maria Radio, and Relevant Radio.
Consistent with her love for the wonder of life, Uju is also a specialist biomedical scientist in Haematology, working at a Hospital in the United Kingdom. Prior to her current position, she was a Medical Laboratory Scientist at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. She holds a Masters degree in biomedical science from the University of East London and a Bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of Nigeria. Uju was born in southeast Nigeria, the youngest of six children, and has resided in the U.K. since 2006.
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Uju a guest on the BBC show “Focus on Africa”
Uju speaking on “Neo-Colonialism” at a United Nations side event in 2016
Following an event at the Canadian Parliament on Maternal Health 2016