Elizabeth M’balu Oke is a Brand and Marketing Consultant who partners with U.S. and international communications’ directors, executive directors and CEOs to grow their brands. As a Sierra Leonean-American, she believes in the power of storytelling to connect entities with their audiences, human-to-human.
After spending nearly a decade working in communications for internationally known nonprofit organizations and multi-million dollar brands, Elizabeth knows what truly drives conversions, engages audiences on a personal level, and increases donor and stakeholder buy-in—and it’s not mastering the marketing flavor of the week. It’s how well you connect with the heart-beating people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.
Elizabeth has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, and has spoken at numerous conferences both within the United States and West Africa. In addition to her extensive marketing and communications experience, she is a trained business coach.
Elizabeth holds a BA in Economics from Emory University, MS in International Policy Management from Kennesaw State University, and Nonprofit Management certificate from Harvard University. She also holds the title of Miss Sierra Leone USA 2007.