Barika is a social entrepreneur and over 10 years management experience.
Her work has always been rooted in promoting industry diversity and inclusion practices which are essential to igniting groundbreaking innovation and creativity. As a thought leader, she draws from her wealth of experience in media and impact strategy. She is astute in helping people actuate their passions and find meaning in work — the heart of OweYaa’s mission. Barika is a 2016 Penn Global Social Impact Fellow and the NYC Chapter Chair of the Social Enterprise Alliance. She comes from a military family and enjoys playing the piccolo with a community band in Brooklyn.