Michele H. Ozumba is the former President of Women’s College Coalition, a nonprofit membership organization of women’s colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Previous senior executive experience includes President and CEO of Women’s Funding Network (WFN), a philanthropic organization representing 160 women-led foundations across the globe, and the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (GCAPP), a statewide nonprofit organization focused on adolescent reproductive health.
Earlier in her career, Ozumba was appointed a Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning and Estate Management at the University of Nigeria teaching urban planning and land use economics, and was the first woman to serve as department chair.
Ozumba’s current board service includes the Jeannette Rankin Scholarship Foundation, The Conversation US (TCUS), a global online publication that brings academic research to the public square, and Dean of Douglass College Advisory Board. She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF), a global organization of women leaders and influencers. Previous board service includes Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Healthy Teen Network, and the National Advisory Council on Sexual Health, chaired by Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General.
In recognition of her nonprofit leadership, in 2012, Ozumba was featured among Fast Company 2012 Extraordinary Women.
Ozumba graduated from Douglass College with a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science, and a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University.