Nsé Ufot


Nsé Ufot’s life and career have been dedicated to working on various civil, human, and workers’ rights issues; as the Executive Director of the New Georgia Project, she is proud to lead the organization to its goal of strengthening the state’s democracy by registering to vote and engaging Georgia’s roughly 700,000 eligible, but unregistered African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans.

Prior to joining the New Georgia Project, Ms. Ufot worked as the Assistant Executive Director for the Canadian Association of University Teachers, Canada’s largest faculty union and she was the Senior Lobbyist and Government Relations Officer for the American Association of University Professors where she developed and coordinated initiatives that mobilized faculty, university administrators, and AAUP members around legislation and regulations that impacted higher education and labor law.


Ms. Ufot, a fiercely proud naturalized American citizen, was born in Nigeria and raised in Southwest Atlanta. She is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Dayton School of Law.

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