Mma Odi Oral History Content Summary (document)
About the Interviewee*
Mma Odi (Nigeria) Mma Odi was Executive Director of BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, and Executive Director of the Rural Women’s Empowerment and Development Network. She served as Program Mentor for the European Union INSIDE Program, Assistant secretary General of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, National Project Coordinator of Women in Nigeria/Heinrich Boll Foundation Rural Women Political and Economic Empowerment Project. She consults for Ministry of Women’s affairs at both Federal and State levels. Odi has held leadership positions in many social movements, coalitions, networks and feminist organizations. She is the author of The Power of Women’s Collective Struggle.
*This brief biography was recorded concurrently with the subject’s interview for the WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement.
About the WLP Oral History Project
The WLP Oral History Archive of the Global Women’s Movement preserves stories and lessons of women’s rights activists from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America who have left their mark on the struggle for women’s advancement. We have collected dozens of oral histories from 25 countries, and the project is ongoing. Since 2014, WLP has collaborated with the Sound Archive of the British Library to host the repository.