Winifred Ojo belongs to the Sisters of St Louis, an international congregation founded in France in 1842. Born in western Nigeria, she currently lives and works on the St Louis Central leadership team in Ireland. Winifred is a trained teacher and formator who taught at both the primary and high school levels and worked as a formator in the Nigerian province for seven years. She then served on the provincial team in Nigeria for eight years and, after a sabbatical at Loyola University in Chicago, returned to work in school administration as well as on retreats. In 2009, she was elected to the institute's central leadership team and was re-elected in 2015.