Mamobo Ogoro is a Nigerian-Irish social psychologist and social entrepreneur. Fuelled by her personal experience and by her academic research on prejudice, racism and dual cultural identity, Mamobo is the first Sanctuary PhD Fellow at the University of Limerick. In 2021, she was named Activist of the Year at the inaugural Black & Irish Awards. She is a board member at the Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick City, where she gets to channel her passion for the arts. Mamobo is the also the founder of Gorm Media, a social enterprise with a mission to curate common ground through innovative digital media, and to capture the stories and experiences of our communities.
The Limerick Lady podcast, hosted by Ann Blake and Emma Langford, welcomed Mamobo Ogoro to join them on the Winter Solstice for their final recording of 2021. You can listen to episode 37 here. In 2022, Ormston House is delighted to continue our sponsorship of the monthly podcast which aims to boost female visibility, encourage gender parity across the board, and encourage young women to embark on careers in typically male-dominated industries.