Obianuju Ekeocha (Uju for short) is an internationally acclaimed pro-life speaker and strategist.
She is the founder & President of Culture of Life Africa and author of the book Target Africa: Ideological Neo-colonialism of the Twenty-first Century.
Culture of Life Africa is her initiative dedicated to the promotion and defense of the African values of the sanctity of life, beauty of marriage, blessings of motherhood and the dignity of family life. Culture of Life Africa responds to assaults on these values with authentic African women’s voices. Culture of Life Africa has proposed, organized and facilitated many major pro-life conferences and March for Life rallies in Africa.
Uju has advised numerous African Members of Parliament, African United Nations delegates, Ambassadors and other decision makers on pro-life and pro-family issues. She has also worked closely with many African religious readers to promote pro-life values in different countries. She has co-authored pro-life declarations with various African Catholic bishops conferences promoting the message of life in Africa.
Uju’s writings have been published on many online outlets, including the Vatican’s Pontifical Council of, as well as print outlets such as The Catholic Herald (a prominent U.K. newspaper). Uju has been a keynote speaker at pro-life events in 40 cities and 15 countries and on countless radio and television shows including on Relevant Radio and the BBC.
Consistent with her love for the wonder of life, Uju is also a specialist biomedical scientist in hematology, working at a hospital in the United Kingdom. Previously, she was a medical laboratory scientist at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. She holds a master’s degree in biomedical science from the University of East London and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the University of Nigeria. Uju was born in southeast Nigeria, the youngest of six children, and has resided in the U.K. since 2006.