Ese has over 12 years of experience as a human rights activist, civic mobilization trainer, knowledge management and community of practice (CoP) specialist. She currently works for the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) as the NDLink Manager. Prior to PIND, she worked as a knowledge management consultant and CoP Manager at The World Bank Institute where she was responsible for working closely with over 50 clients to develop more effective communities of practice for their business needs. For the past 12 years, she has worked in both the public and non-profit sectors to build communities, develop strategies for human rights defenders and advocates and trained young people in civic engagement tactics. She has worked with such organizations as Amnesty International USA, Freedom House, Independent Sector, as well as numerous U.S. state and national political campaigns. She previously served as Vice Chair for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (U.S.), board member for the Washington Peace Center (U.S.), and strategist for Education for Hope (Sierra Leone). She is currently volunteering as an organizational development strategist for Vote or Quench. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from The Ohio State University and has attended several professional trainings in the U.S. and is the founder of Ihreme Consulting.