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BLESSING OMAKWU-SOREMEKUN, ESQ.

Blessing is a self-described “Gender Equality Evangelist” and has been researching and writing about gender issues in Africa for the past decade. In 2017, Blessing was identified by the British Council as one of the top 50 future policy leaders in the world. In 2018 she was selected as a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper.

She is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School’s Juris Doctor Program, where upon graduation she received the USA’s National Association of Women Lawyer’s Outstanding Law Graduate Award. Blessing has worked with a variety of organizations in the development and policy sector including the ONE Campaign, the United Nations, and the Nigerian House of Representatives. Read about her inspiration for founding The She Tank HERE.