Marvellous Ogudoro 

+1 (616)-535-9493 || Holland, MI || ||


Passionate, self-motivated and hardworking junior seeking development opportunities and networks that will enable me to work on the innovative ideas which can help deliver hope and better-quality life to communities around the world. 


Hope College, Holland, MI

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy || Expected Graduation Date: May 2023


Community Healing Organization, Holland, MI                                                                                                      December 2020 - Present 

Co-Founder & Co-President 

  • Develop an organization that addresses needs in communities while fostering belonging.

  •  Mobilized 750 books for 26 prisons in the Midwest in order to support inmate education 

  • Coordinated a welcome card writing campaign for over 300 incoming Afghan refugees


Hope College Admissions Office, Holland, MI                                                                                                                   May 2020 - Present

Tour Guide Team Leader & Office Manager

  • Oversaw the 2021 summer tour guide team that completed a record number of tours for over a thousand families. 

  • Manage Admissions Office’s engagement with prospective students.


Hope College Phelps Scholars Program, Holland, MI                                                                                            February 2020 - May 2021 

Recruitment Officer 

      ● Assisted with recruitment efforts and engagement with prospective students.


Hope College Academic Success Center, Holland, MI                                                                                  August 2020 - December 2020 

Peer Academic Coach

      ● Helped  incoming freshmen students by providing academic advising. 


Frost Research Center, Holland, MI                                                                                                                      February 2020 - March 2020 

Research Assistant   

      ● Surveyed residents of Holland, MI for the Board of Public Works 


SMARTCAREERS, Lagos, Nigeria                                                                                                                        February 2019 - August 2019 

Client Services Assistant 

● Maintained the organization’s front desk and attended to the information needs of clients.

University of Reading Doctoral Researcher, Lagos, Nigeria                                                                                                            2014 - 2016


Research Assistant 

● Helped transcribe audio interviews and compute data for a doctoral researcher. 


The Emergence Conference, Lagos, Nigeria                                                                                                                                     June 2018 

Conference Coordinator 

● Assisted a small-scale business to promote and manage a youth conference.


Dansol High School, Lagos, Nigeria                                                                                                         September 2018 - November 2018 

Business Development Manager 

● Collaborated with fellow student business partners to set up a game booth to put entrepreneurship skills into practice. 


  • American Enterprise Institute, 2021 Summer Honors Scholar on International Economic Development

  • Hope College, 2021 Barbara Jo Stephenson Prize for First- Year Writing 

  • Hope College, 2020 Painting Selected for The Juried Student Show by Juror, Shannon Stratton

  • Hope College, 2020 Charles E. Lake Memorial Prize for Philosophical Promise 

  • Published Book Project May 2018 - January 2019 Inspiring Stories from Amazing People (available at 

  • Hope College, 2019 Recipient of the highly competitive International Student Full-Ride Scholarship

  • Dansol High School, 2018/2019 Academic Year Elected Student Body President 

  • Dansol High School, 2018/2019 Academic Year Elected Chairman of the Student Council 

  • Yale University, 2017 Yale Young Global Scholar Program 

  • Columbia University, 2017 Psychology Summer Immersion program 

  • University of Barcelona, 2017 Summer Immersion Program 

  • Royal Commonwealth Society, 2017 Bronze Awardee for The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 



  • American Enterprise Institute Executive Council August 2021 - Present Co-Chair 

  • Philosophy Club August 2020 - September 2021  President 

  • Campus Ministries August 2020 - September 2021 Student Leader for International Students 

  • Phelps Scholars Program August 2020 - Present Mentor 

  • Phelps Scholars Program August 2019 - May 2020 Member 


● Fluent in spoken and written English 

● Fluent in spoken and written Nigerian Pidgin 

● Intermediate fluency in spoken Yoruba