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Ola Ojewumi
Founder, Sacred Hearts Children’s Transplant Foundation and Project ASCEND

Ola Ojewumi is an activist, journalist, and a community organizer based in Washington, DC. She founded two nonprofits, Sacred Hearts Children’s Transplant Foundation and Project ASCEND. Ola initiated these charitable efforts after receiving a heart and kidney transplant. MTV, Glamour Magazine, and the Huffington Post have praised her initiatives. Ola holds a strong passion for writing and speaking. The White House, Marie Claire Magazine’s online publication, and the American Association of University Women have published her writings.

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