Director, Integrated Capitals and Learning
Onyeka Obiocha joins Heron from Yale’s Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking where he served as Managing Director. Previously, he was the inaugural Director of Innovation at Dwight Hall, focusing on developing trainings, programs, and partnerships to support members of the Yale and Greater New Haven communities dedicated to creating social change. Prior to that, Onyeka was President and Co-Founder of A Happy Life, a social enterprise dedicated to creating a happier world for all. He also launched Breakfast Lunch & Dinner, a design studio that aims to build social cohesion through economic and cultural development. Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Onyeka consulted for Special Olympics International and launched a microcosignment program in South Africa. Onyeka earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut.