Full Name
Nina Oduro
Job Title
Co-founder & CEO
Dine Diaspora
Speaker Bio
Nina Oduro is CEO and Co-founder of Dine Diaspora and Co-founder of Black Women in Food. Her mission is to create a more equitable food system through initiatives that center the African diaspora. Born in Ghana, West Africa, raised in the United States, and having opportunities to travel globally, Nina draws on her wide-ranging experiences with diverse foods and cultures to lead strategy and creative direction. Nina leverages her experience in diversity, equity and inclusion; leadership development; network building; and community development; to connect people and brands through food.

Nina has over 12 years of experience supporting research, learning, and innovation initiatives for non-profits, businesses, and governments including Microsoft, International Organization of Migration, and the US Embassy-Ghana. She was featured as a 2020 Changemaker in the DC food system by Washington City Paper and a 30 under 30 honoree by Future of Ghana.

Nina received a Master's in African-American studies from Columbia University, a Bachelors in political and social thought from the University of Virginia, and holds a certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.
Nina Oduro