Ngozi Edum is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate with over 3 years of experience in Non-profits. A First-Class graduate of Forestry and Environmental Management. Ngozi currently works as a Research Support at the Society for Planet and Prosperity where she carries out various research-driven initiatives to obtain verified data on the impacts of climate change on biodiversity, nature, and people. She has a keen interest in Climate justice, Gender equality, and social inclusion for grassroots communities.
Ngozi believes that for development and growth to be achieved, Grassroots’ inclusion in government plans and processes must be implemented.
She is the curator of #ClimateSmartKids an initiative developed to provide climate education for children in rural communities and support them in taking an ambitious step in tackling climate change impacts. In 2020, she won a grant under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to raise 100 Grass-root Women and Girls Rights defenders. She has also partnered with other environments -focused Non-profits on implementing different activities geared at addressing climate change impact. One such is the Indigenous Tree Campaign, which seeks to raise 2 million indigenous trees to address Nigeria’s high deforestation rate.
Ngozi believes that for development and growth to be achieved, Grassroots’ inclusion in government plans and processes must be implemented. She has continued to advocate for social inclusion, climate justice, and gender equality. Ngozi is a First-Class Graduate of Forestry and Environmental Management from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.