Episode 15: Power to the People: Nse Ufot’s Journey with Civic Engagement

In this episode of Immigreats, Munatsi delves into conversation with Nse Ufot, former CEO of the New Georgia Project.  Nse traces her roots from Nigeria to the United States and highlights the transformative events that shaped her commitment to civic engagement.  From her pivotal meeting with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams that led to groundbreaking voter registration initiatives, Nse’s narrative underscores the importance of challenging voting stereotypes and amplifying marginalized voices. 

Her work had a very direct impact on the United States 2020 election outcome. 

Nse is a big believer in collective action and she explains why.  Their conversation navigates the complexities of political activism, exploring its risks and rewards, while advocating for inclusive participation in shaping the future of any democracy.  Catch the full episode on your favorite platforms including YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify, and more!

Enjoy!


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Munatsi Manyande

Munatsi Manyande was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He first moved to the United States for university. He is an entrepreneur and non-profit executive who lives in Texas with his family.