Serah Makka Serah Makka




Occupational Information

Occupation: Development professional

Position: Nigeria Country Director for ONE Campaign

Professional History

Serah Makka-Ugbabe is passionate about social equity and justice. She is currently the Nigeria Country Director for ONE Campaign, an advocacy and campaigning organisation that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. Serah's career spans work in strategy and evaluation consulting for nonprofits with the Boston-based FSG Social Impact Advisors, to teaching girls English in Kabul, Afghanistan with AidAfghanistan. She has also worked in the financial industry with EFInA to build the digital financial services infrastructure for low income populations.
She was inducted in the 2007 Academy of Achievement and was nominated by the Young People in International Affairs as one of the top 35 Under 35 Young African Leaders in International Affairs. She is also a Trainer at the Africa Institute for Public Policy based in Nigeria.



Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
BA in Economics and International Studies from the University of North Florida, graduating summa cum laude.


2018 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow