Ijeoma Oforka

Chief Operating Officer
Operations Department

With over 45 successful community health, WASH and education campaigns under her belt, Ijeoma Oforka is a seasoned Programs Manager that has sought to improve better health outcomes, literacy, awareness and social accountability in marginalized communities.

Ijeoma is an experienced Development Programming Professional  with six (6) years demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization industry. She received her degree in Public Health from Madonna University, and has acquired various certifications. She is skilled in Nonprofit Operations, Proposal Writing, Management, and Program Coordination. 

Upon graduation, Ijeoma worked briefly at CODE before moving to Evidence for Action (MamaYe Nigeria): an International organization which contributes to saving the lives of mothers and babies through a strategic combination of evidence, action and accountability. In 2016, Ijeoma returned to Connected Development as a Programs Manager and  later rose to the position of Operations and Programmes Coordinator in 2018.

Adding to her expertise in the developmental sector, Ijeoma is also a member of the National Youth Coalition on Education that closely works with the Civil Society Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA). She is a Global Youth Ambassador with a World at school which is a global campaign working towards getting all children back to school. She also served as  a ONE Campaign Champion where she is involved in the advocacy of girl child education and ending extreme poverty.

Ijeoma, currently runs the Clean Girls’ Project which is aimed at facilitating and empowering school girls towards effective Menstrual Hygiene Management and Sanitation Improvements.