Wendy Osefo Biography
Wendy Onyinye Osefo is a Nigerian-American political analyst, public affairs academic, philanthropist, and television personality who was born on May 21, 1984.
She is a Johns Hopkins School of Education assistant professor. She also appears in The Real Housewives of Potomac as a main cast member.
|Wendy Onyinye Osefo
|Date of Birth
|May 21, 1984
|36 years (2022)
|Political Analyst, TV Personality
Wendy Osefo Background
Osefo was born in Nigeria and emigrated to the United States with her family when she was three years old, first to Durham, North Carolina, and then to Maryland.
Wendy Osefo Education
She graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Johns Hopkins University with a master’s degree in government.
Osefo graduated from Rutgers University–Camden with a master’s degree in public affairs with a focus on community development in 2012. She earned her Ph.D. in public affairs and community development from Rutgers University-Camden in 2016, making her the first Black woman to do so.
Engaging low-income parents in schools: beyond the PTA meeting was the title of her dissertation. Osefo’s PhD advisor was Gloria Bonilla-Santiago.
Wendy Osefo Career
Osefo is a contributor to The Hill, the founder and CEO of 1954 Equity, and an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education.
She was the first director of Goucher College’s Masters of Arts in Management Program in 2014.
She serves on the boards of the late Congressman Elijah Cummings Youth to Israel Program, The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Schools, and the Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore.
Osefo was named as a cast member of The Real Housewives of Potomac’s fifth season in 2020.
Face2Face Africa named Osefo one of the 12 Pan African Women to Watch in 2017.
Her alma university, Johns Hopkins University, honored her with the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Award.
She was also honored by The Johns Hopkins University with the Distinguished Recent Alumni Award in 2017.
The Diversity Recognition Award was given to her.
The Baltimore Business Journal nominated Osefo to its 2017 40 Under 40 list.
Osefo was named one of the 25 Women to Watch by the Baltimore Sun.
For her efforts in media and television, she was awarded a 2018 Black Women in Media honoree.
Wendy Osefo Husband
She married Edward Osefo in August 2011. Their three children live with them in Finksburg, Maryland.
Wendy Osefo Net worth
Wendy Osefo Net worth – Wendy Osefo has a net worth of more than $3 million. She stands out as an American TV personality and Political Analyst.