Omo Izevbigie, Communications Intern, E2A
To provide communications support to E2A, Omo leverages her previous experiences and passions for both health communications and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Prior to joining E2A, Omo served as the Health Educator and Program Assistant for Georgetown University Health Education Services, providing support for their health promotion Social Norms Campaign. During this time, she designed four monthly “11×17” Stall Seat Journal posters on varying health related topics for all bathroom stalls across Georgetown University. Prior to this role, Omo served as the Communications, Fundraising, and Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) Intern for White Ribbon Alliance. At WRA, she created over 100 digital advocacy tools and materials, such as: messaging, online graphics, and presentations in support of outreach for their midwifery, RMC, and self-care global campaigns. Also, she translated all English materials into Swahili for their What Women Want global campaign.
Omo received her BA in Health Services from The University of Pittsburgh, with concentrations in African Studies, Africana Studies, and Community Health Assessment. Omo is currently a 2nd year MPH Candidate at The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, with a concentration in Health Promotion. Omo has an intermediate level of Swahili.
When asked why she is passionate about expanding access to family planning and reproductive health, Omo says:
“I believe all women and girls, everywhere, should have the agency for their rights. They deserve to have the resources, knowledge, and the ability to voice what they want.”