Imaobong Akpan-Ita is a Program Associate for Africa at the Center for International Private Enterprise and has been working on issues of Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance for two years. In her current role, she provides programmatic, administrative, and research support for a portfolio of projects running in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to her work at CIPE, Imaobong worked as a Development Officer in the non-profit arm of Mumspring Global to build and establish new business relationships with the aim of leveraging the strength of combined networks to raise awareness for neonatal mortality in Nigeria and Africa. Earlier, she served as a Program Coordinator for IMPACT for Change and Development, a non-profit that advocates for the protection and promotion of Women’s and Children’s Rights as well as matters of Peace and security.
Imaobong is a member of the Network of African Women in Conflict Prevention and Mediation (FemWise-Africa) a subsidiary mechanism of one of the critical pillars of the Peace and Security Architecture of the African Union (APSA). She received her Bachelor of Science in International Law and Diplomacy from Babcock University.