Amara Nwogu is an entertainment business professional with experience in politics,
corporate, and the non-profit sector. With the ability to translate large organizational
goals into business objectives, Amara has successfully bridged the gap between
grassroots organizations and corporate to create impact. Leading the Music City and
Film strategy for Toronto as the Entertainment & Special Projects policy advisor for
Mayor John Tory, Amara was able to empower community organizations, emerging
musicians, and support entertainment businesses such as MLSE, AEG, Bell Media,
NBCU Universal, Universal Music, Motion Pictures Association of America, and more.
She was determined to do the same at RBC, in partnership with Live Nation developing
brand strategies, partnerships, and funding opportunities such as MVP Project, RBC
Launchpad, and OVO Summit. Recently, Amara has worked with the international
advocacy group, Global Citizen on their One World: Together At Home, which
aired April 18th in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO). The historic,
cross-platform global special that celebrated and raised $127.9 million (USD) for health
care workers and coronavirus relief with performances and appearances from Lady
Gaga, Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Jimmy Fallon, Usher and more.