Nse Ufot is an organizer, thought leader, and change agent. Nse works tirelessly to connect the dots between the rhetoric of American democracy and the reality of Black and other people of color’s experience.
With recent features in Time Magazine’s: “Time 100 Next” list and numerous appearances on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post, Nse lends her voice to the critical issues of protecting and expanding voting rights in our country.
Nse’s subject matter expertise includes civil, human, and worker rights issues. They also include electoral politics, community organizing and women’s issues with a focus on Black women. She is well-versed on the immigrant experience in America, having been born in Nigeria and raised in Atlanta. Nse is fluent in French and holds degrees from Georgia Tech and the University of Dayton School of Law.
She’s currently a 2021 Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard University where she leads discussions on political and community organizing. In her spare time, Nse is working on her new book “When Sparks Become Flames,” an unapologetic account of her journey to build a new Georgia by organizing people and leveraging technology to make a more just world.
Under her visionary leadership as the Chief Executive Officer with the New Georgia Project, Nse continues to drive an unstoppable movement to strengthen and expand Georgia’s base of informed and registered voters. As one of our nation’s best kept secrets, Nse’s keen sense of values combined with her relentless pursuit of what is right has literally changed the landscape of politics in America.
As a well-versed speaker, Nse has lent her voice and expertise to a number of events, panels, roundtables and more. Nse’s topics include but are not limited to:
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