Nora Olagbaju

Nora Olagbaju is the Groundswell Media & Communications Associate, and she works with Groundswell to share resources and information with communities on the frontlines of climate change. Nora believes that climate change is not only an environmental issue but a racial equity issue. She is committed to using her community organizing and creative experience to accelerate the clean energy movement.

Passionate about social justice and equity, Nora advocates for the advancement of the black community, LGBTQ+ rights, environmental justice, and international human rights work. She gained a multifaceted perspective on how to make direct and positive change while uplifting communities through work experience with Amnesty International, Michael Moore, and Mainstreet Films, Jobs with Justice, and the Greater Washington Community Foundation. As a creative, community organizer, and activist, Nora is committed to service, empowerment, structural reform, and amplifying the voices of those who continue to fight for equity and justice in their own communities. 

Nora is a graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and minor in African studies.

As a black woman who is part of the LGBGTQ+ community, Nora uses her lived experience to bring a valuable perspective at the intersection of creativity and advocacy. 

2 Articles

  • Paving the Way Forward: Highlights from Groundswell’s Staff Retreat
    This past month has brought exciting changes and growth to our team! From stellar new additions to internal promotions, our team continues to expand in knowledge and talent. 
  • Growing and Serving with Joy
    In September, Groundswell welcomed committed community advocates to our team and celebrated the promotion of some of our team members actively building community power in the communities we serve. From the stellar additions to our staff to internal promotions, we are excited to update you on our team!