Amara Obiago Nigerian, b. 1995

Amara (born. 1995) is an avid photographer who starting taking pictures at 8 years of age with a disposable camera. She graduated in 2017 from the George Washington University in Washington DC with Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies with a specialization in international economics. She grew up in Nigeria and Switzerland, and has taken photographs in Africa, Asia, Europe, and recently in Santiago de Chile, where she studied for 6 months. Amara is passionate about supporting start-ups as an engine for economic growth; she is a serious minded young leader with a competitive and critical mind and has volunteered with startup accelerator in Chile and the United States. She is a certified tour guide for the city of Washington DC and enjoys sharing her love for history and culture with her community. In 2012, she was chosen to speak on languages for TEDx.