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Ozioma Egwuonwu

Nigeria / USA


"I believe we live in transformative times and it is crucial to collaborate with other individuals and organizations who are committed to making a meaningful difference during these times. For me "Home for Humanity" and the work of its founders are collaboratively pioneering pathways for greater possibilities that will reverberate for generations to come. It is an honor to be a part of this powerful journey of transformational impact."


Ozioma Egwuonwu is an internationally celebrated speaker, consultant, coach, and expert in Transformational Strategy and Systems Change. Regarded as one of the most pivotal and visionary voices of our time, Ozioma life’s work is dedicated to supporting individual and collective progress.

In 2012, Ozioma founded World Dream Day. Celebrated annually on Sept 25th, it is the first-ever global holiday day dedicated to activating ideas, goals, and dreams. In 2020 World Dream Day established an estimated reach of 74 million. 

As a catalyst of change, over the span of her career, Ozioma has presented and served a variety of audiences. Ozioma has spoken at the United Nations, TEDx, SXSW, within the Singularity University Expert Faculty network, on Web Summit stages, The European Leadership Academy, and at top educational institutions such as Oxford University, Howard University, University of St. Gallen, and Columbia University, where she was a member of their faculty. Ozioma has also appeared on NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MSNBC and contributed to The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and UN Magazine.

As a strategic advisor, Ozioma consults on complex strategic problems and transformational initiatives for a diverse array of clients, including governments, Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, small business owners, growth and early-stage startups, and personal and leadership development clients seeking to reimagine possibilities, ignite action, and achieve breakthrough results. 

Ozioma is also a mentor and advocate for women and girls, and has inspired and empowered emerging and established women leaders to break through personal and societal barriers and reach up towards greatness and out towards one another. In her pioneering role as Chief Operating Officer of Rising Women Rising World, she advanced a transformational model of shared leadership among women leaders.

While global in scope, Ozioma is also focused on local transformation, and has led and consulted on a diverse array of community based initiatives including founding The Newburgh Renaissance, a civic innovation platform highlighting the city's innovative people and projects; the design and development of the Newburgh Clean Green Ambassador program focused on green practices, establishing and running the Newburgh Dream Center, a transformational community center dedicated to hope, peace and positive progress in a city ravaged by violence, and once known as the "Murder Capital of New York."

Ozioma is the Chief Strategic Transformation Officer of BurnBright International, a transformational training, coaching, and consulting company specializing in the development and activation of our individual and collective transformation potential.

Through transformational talks, workshops, and consultations, Ozioma has helped thousands of people all over the world reimagine possibilities and ignite action.

Ozioma is committed to a world where we ALL can BurnBright!




Ozioma Egwuonwu
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