Ore Ogunbiyi

Ore Ogunbiyi is a Nigerian-British Politics and International Relations graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge.

Whilst at Cambridge she pioneered the Benin Bronze Repatriation campaign, the #BllackMenofCambridgeUniversity campaign.

She has co-authored Taking Up Space with Chelsea Kwakye, which aims to tackle issues of access, unrepresentative curricula, discrimination and show the activist zeal of black women within university spaces.

It was published by Stormzy’s Merky Books, Random House Heinemann  in June 2019. Taking up Space is now in development with the BBC and Sid Gentle productions for a television series.

A passionate writer with various writing credits including GlamourThe Independent, and more, Ore is also an advocate for politics, youth engagement and education equality.

She has since completed a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University, New York and is currently working as a special assistant and speech writer to the Vice President of Nigeria, in Abuja.