Onome Ako is the CEO of Action Against Hunger Canada, a global humanitarian and development organization that combats hunger and its underlying causes. Among her incredible accolades, she has been named to the Canadian Women in Global Health list, Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, and in 2022, she was honored as a Hero for Children by World Vision Canada and received their prestigious Voice for Children Award. In 2024, she released her first picture book I Am Cherished, illustrated by Ken Daley. Onome was born in Nigeria and lives in Toronto-area with her family.