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Edafe Okporo

Nigerian LGBTQIA+ Writer & Activist

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 Edafe Okporo Biography

Edafe Okporo, is the Mobilization Director (USA) Talent Beyond Boundaries. Okporo is the author of the forthcoming book ASYLUM, a Memoir & Manifesto by Simon and Schuster, Summer 2022 and founder of The Pont. Okporo is among the inaugural winners of the David Prize 2020. The David Prize is a celebration of individuals and ideas to create a better, brighter New York City. Honoree Logo 30, LGBTQ pioneers & Activist by Viacom CBS.

Before joining TBB, Okporo migrated from Nigeria as an asylum seeker in 2016. After the grant of Asylum, he took a full-time job at Eat Off Beat, a social venture in New York employing refugees, and volunteered with not-for-profit organizations. He sat on the board of First Friends of New Jersey and New York before he took the mantle at RDJ New York city's only shelter for refugees in 2018. Okporo led the RDJ Refugee Shelter. From April 2018 to June 2021, he saw the movement for housing refugees to become a sustainable and independent 501 © 3 WANA through fundraising, communication, grassroots, and policy advocacy in the state of New York.

Okporo was born in Warri, Nigeria. A native of Egbo Uhurie, Ughelli South Local government in Delta State Nigeria. He migrated to the United States and now a refugee of the United States, residing in New York.

Okporo graduated from Enugu State University with a major in Food Science and Technology and now a master’s degree student at New York University School of business. His work includes trying to build an inclusive society, both in and out of the workplace. The inclusion of LGBTQ people, refugees, and marginalized people is a path to building an inclusive workplace.

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Edafe Okporo

Nigerian LGBTQIA+ Writer & Activist

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Edafe Okporo Biography

Edafe Okporo, is the Mobilization Director (USA) Talent Beyond Boundaries. Okporo is the author of the forthcoming book ASYLUM, a Memoir & Manifesto by Simon and Schuster, Summer 2022 and founder of The Pont. Okporo is among the inaugural winners of the David Prize 2020. The David Prize is a celebration of individuals and ideas to create a better, brighter New York City. Honoree Logo 30, LGBTQ pioneers & Activist by Viacom CBS.

Before joining TBB, Okporo migrated from Nigeria as an asylum seeker in 2016. After the grant of Asylum, he took a full-time job at Eat Off Beat, a social venture in New York employing refugees, and volunteered with not-for-profit organizations. He sat on the board of First Friends of New Jersey and New York before he took the mantle at RDJ New York city's only shelter for refugees in 2018. Okporo led the RDJ Refugee Shelter. From April 2018 to June 2021, he saw the movement for housing refugees to become a sustainable and independent 501 © 3 WANA through fundraising, communication, grassroots, and policy advocacy in the state of New York.

Okporo was born in Warri, Nigeria. A native of Egbo Uhurie, Ughelli South Local government in Delta State Nigeria. He migrated to the United States and now a refugee of the United States, residing in New York.

Okporo graduated from Enugu State University with a major in Food Science and Technology and now a master’s degree student at New York University School of business. His work includes trying to build an inclusive society, both in and out of the workplace. The inclusion of LGBTQ people, refugees, and marginalized people is a path to building an inclusive workplace.

Edafe Okporo Videos

  • We the people | Edafe Okporo speech at the UN
    Edafe Okporo has always been a leader in times of difficulties, migrating from Nigeria to the United States as a refugee, overcoming great obstacles...
  • Edafe Okporo + Aneiry Zapata | Reclaim Pride Coalition
    Edafe Okporo is a public speaker, writer, activist, and Executive Director of the RDJ Refugee Shelter. Edafe has always been a leader in time of...
  • This Is the Only Shelter for Refugees in NYC
    Edafe Okporo is the director of the only shelter in New York City that provides housing for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. He knows what...

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  • How to book Edafe Okporo?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Edafe Okporo for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Edafe Okporo, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Edafe Okporo or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Edafe Okporo?

    Booking fees for Edafe Okporo, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Edafe Okporo, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Edafe Okporo?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Edafe Okporo for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Edafe Okporo for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Edafe Okporo or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Edafe Okporo or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Edafe Okporo is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Edafe Okporo for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Edafe Okporo generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Charlene Carruthers, Lena Waithe, Jason Collins, Alex Newell and Kate Bornstein. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Edafe Okporo for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Edafe Okporo Speaker Videos

  • We the people | Edafe Okporo speech at the UN
    Edafe Okporo has always been a leader in times of difficulties, migrating from Nigeria to the United States as a refugee, overcoming great obstacles and now leading a movement of building a...
    Edafe Okporo + Aneiry Zapata | Reclaim Pride Coalition
    Edafe Okporo is a public speaker, writer, activist, and Executive Director of the RDJ Refugee Shelter. Edafe has always been a leader in time of difficulties, migrating from Nigeria to the United...
  • This Is the Only Shelter for Refugees in NYC
    Edafe Okporo is the director of the only shelter in New York City that provides housing for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. He knows what it’s like to arrive in the U.S. with nowhere to go....

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