Irene Ojo-Felix, CCAS BA ’10


Ojo-FelixIrene Ojo-Felix, CCAS BA ’10, graduated from GW with a degree in English and minors in art history and fine arts.

Ojo-Felix, a Washington, D.C. native, was an active student at GW. She was a member of the Black Student Union and the African Students Association, while contributing to The Ace Magazine, GW’s first print publication catering to a black student audience.

Ojo-Felix credits GW with helping her start her career in the fashion industry. In her short career, she has had the opportunity to with top-ranking fashion companies like Women’s Wear Daily and PR Consulting.

In September 2011, Ojo-Felix became a master’s degree candidate at the London College of Fashion, with a focus on fashion journalism. As one of the few programs of its kind in the world, she is able to experience a myriad of different cultures while developing her own entrepreneurial talents. These experiences are guiding her next steps, and she is currently working towards her final dissertation and launching her own magazine.

This class note appeared in the April GWBAA newsletter.

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