Obura is currently a business and social sciences student at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Prior to moving to the United States, Obura attended Strathmore University, a leading African business school, where he was on course to receive a bachelor’s degree in commerce. Obura hopes to pursue graduate studies in business administration and public policy.
Obura has brief work experience in the business, non-profit and government sectors. In addition to working as a Property Manager for a gated community in Nairobi, a Marketing Manager for an advertising firm and an Administrative Manager for a small company, Obura has worked as an Event Planner for a non-profit organization as well as for the Kenya Government’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.
Obura is a budding public speaker and an aspiring author. He is also a dedicated African scholar and considers himself a life-long student of African affairs. He is committed to the social, economic and political transformation of Africa into a land of prosperity—where everyone is able to lead a life of dignity and self-reliance.