Bellagio Residents/

Ojoma Ochai

August 2023 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: August 2023

Project: “African Creative Economy Policy and Practice in the Age of Rapid Digital Transformation”

Ojoma is a respected thought leader and strategist in arts, culture, and the Creative Economy in Africa and the Caribbean, with over 17 years of experience working on high-impact projects with renowned organizations like the British Council, World Bank, Swedish Arts Council, various national governments, and Pan-African and international agencies. She came to Bellagio in August 2023 to research the impact of emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain on Creative Economy policy and practice in Africa. Ojoma is currently Managing Partner of the Creative Economy Practice at CcHUB, a Pan African organization supporting technology application and innovation in Africa’s Creative Economy to enhance creative expression and wealth creation for the continent from these sectors.