Oluwatobi Oluwagbemi, aka “the Michelle Obama of Minnesota,” is a woman with an extensive educational background. She earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University with a focus in international relations, political science, women and gender studies. Oluwatobi has experience in teaching younger students, campaign work, retail marketing, writing, research, government, and communications. Currently, she is passionate about criminal justice, social justice, writing, people's equality and the representation of women in politics, Black Lives Matter, advocacy, governments, community building and leadership development.
Oluwatobi has a deep love for learning about people’s cultures and wants to change the world with her words, superpowers, ideas, and skills. In her personal life, she is a self-care and self-love enthusiast. She loves people just as they are, believes that all people are good, and they are working towards being more knowledgeable and wants to build herself so that she can help others shine. She is an asset and contribution to whatever space she finds herself.
Ultimately, Oluwatobi wants to create safer spaces to welcome everyone no matter their race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, gender identity, sexuality, religion, ability, or age. She joined Community Equity Program to continue building networks and learn more about changing policies and processes to impact systems and institutions, making life better for marginalized people.