Chioma Azi, a community advocate and attorney, joined Eisenhower Fellowships as a Program Officer in 2016. She previously served as chief staff attorney with the African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA), a nonprofit organization that assists African and Caribbean immigrants in their resettlement in the United States. At ACANA, she developed deep expertise in various aspects of immigration law, immigrant rights advocacy, community development work and the establishment of culturally sensitive health and social services for the African and Caribbean community. Chioma is engaged with smaller nonprofit organizations focused on education initiatives in Uganda, including Friends of UNIFAT and the Norah Anena Foundation. She is founder and chief executive officer of Philly Nigerian Professionals, a professional development and networking group that brings African students and professionals together for social, networking, charitable and volunteer events in Philadelphia. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a minor in French and a certificate in global studies and obtained her law degree from Duquesne University.

Organization

Eisenhower Fellowships

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Program Officer
  • chioma