Ozong Agborsangaya

Director for Sub Saharan Africa,
Search for Common Ground

Ms. Agborsangaya has ten years experience designing programs to promote democratic development and peace building in crisis countries, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has served as Director, Sub-Saharan Africa Programs since December 2003, and in this role provides leadership in the design, support, and management of peace building programs in Burundi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, and Angola. Prior to joining Search For Common Gound (SFCG), she worked at a variety of organizations including The Carter Center, the National Democratic Institute, and Creative Associates Inc. Her areas of expertise include elections and political processes, civil society capacity building, human rights, and policy dialogue. She has observed election processes in South Africa (1994); Liberia (1997); Mozambique (1999); and The Cherokee Nation (1999). Ms. Agborsangaya has written and published articles on international human rights systems, human rights education in Ethiopia and Liberia, and demobilization issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She holds both a Bachelors of Arts Degree and a Masters of Arts Degree in Political Science and International Relations from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Ms. Agborsangaya is originally from Cameroon..