Auma Obama

Auma Obama
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Obama in 2012
Born1960 (age 60–61)
NationalityKenyan
CitizenshipKenyan, British
EducationGerman Film and Television Academy
Alma materHeidelberg University (BA)
University of Bayreuth (PhD)
OccupationCommunity activist, sociologist, journalist, author
Years active1980–present
Known forCommunity activism
Parent(s)Barack Obama Sr.
Kezia Obama
RelativesBarack Obama (brother)
Malik Obama (brother)

Rita Auma Obama (born 1960), is a Kenyan-British community activist, sociologist, journalist, author, and half-sister of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Obama serves as the executive chairwoman of Sauti Kuu Foundation (Strong Voices Foundation), a non-profit organisation that helps orphans and other young people struggling with poverty in Kenya.[1][2][3]

  1. ^ Tom Odhiambo, and Stella Cerono (25 July 2015). "Why Auma holds special place in her famous brother's life". Daily Nation. Nairobi. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ Gathmann, Florian; Gregor Peter Schmitz; Jochen Schönmann (24 July 2008). "Studentin in der Bundesrepublik: Wie Auma Obama mit Deutschland haderte". Der Spiegel (in German). Hamburg. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  3. ^ "The Farmer and His Prince" Staff (2012). "Dr. Auma Obama: Background". Munich: Thefarmerandhisprince.com. Retrieved 28 June 2018.

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