Mamobo Ogoro is a Nigerian-Irish social psychologist and social entrepreneur. Fueled by both her personal experience and her academic background in prejudice, racism and dual cultural identity, Mamobo is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Limerick. Her research highlights the media and social representations of culturally diverse communities in Ireland. As the founder of Gorm Media, a start-up social enterprise, Mamobo is on a mission to unify the world. With a vision of unity and shared understanding, Gorm Media’s mission is to curate common ground through innovative digital media that captures the stories, nuances, and experiences of those in our community. Mamobo is also an active member of her local community and sits on the committee of the Midwest Migrant Community Network, the University of Limerick’s Sanctuary Programme and is the co-chair of the Ethnic Diversity Forum at the University. She is also a lover of the arts and is a board member of the Lime Tree Theatre | Belltable in Limerick.
Updated November 2021
More from Mamobo Ogoro
Gorm launches "The Wideshot"
Senior Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro's Gorm has launched "The Wideshot" - a new program training young people from different communities in various aspects of media, including storytelling and content production.
Mamobo on The Nesser Show
In March 2023, Senior Landecker Fellow Mamobo was a guest on the Nesser Show to discuss her vision of unity and shared understanding.
Is it racist to ask someone where they are from?
For a NewsTalk article, Senior Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro was asked about her perception of the question: "Where are you from?".
Mamobo wins the Irish Tatler Women of the Year's Catalyst Award
Senior Landecker Fellow Mamobo is the winner of the Catalyst Award at the Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards 2022.
Gorm Media secures Rethink Ireland funding
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro's Gorm Media secures Rethink Ireland funding.
This is "Them" content goes live
Explore the videos produced as part of 'This is "Them",' a project by Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro.
Christiana Bukalo and Mamobo Ogoro join the Belonging & Democracy Forum
Landecker Fellows Christiana Bukalo and Mamobo Ogoro have been appointed as Advisory Board Members for the Belonging and Democracy Forum by the Othering and Belonging Institute by UC Berkeley.
Empathy is a Gamechanger
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro supports "Empathy is a Gamechanger," a new initiative launched by a Limerick-based charity which aims to tackle bullying, racism, online hate speech, and a "cruel culture of division."
Mamobo is shortlisted as Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro is shortlisted as Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the Irish Business Woman of the Year Awards.
Mamobo among the 22 Activists to Watch in 2022
Landecker Fellow Mamobo Ogoro is one of the 22 "Activists to Watch in 2022" by the Irish Independent.