Mrs Ngozi Oyewole is an accomplished entrepreneur who founded a business – Noxie Limited over 20 years back with specialization into Furniture Production and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). She possesses other skills in areas of integrated safety equipment and services which she has availed to the Energy and Gas industry. She is a result-driven, resilient and ace ‘womentrepreneur’ with extensive experience in leadership, business management, strategic planning and mentoring.
Mrs Oyewole is an industry pacesetter and continues to champion professionalism, quality products and topnotch service delivery to clients. She holds a degree in Business Administration and is a certified and experienced Interior Designer. She is an alumnus of SAID Business School, University of Oxford, UK.
She is currently undergoing her fellowship programme at Vital Voices Global Partnership in the USA. She is a very passionate advocate, who is committed to supporting women inclusion not just in business but other spheres of human endeavor. She has been very keen in youth empowerment through innovative concepts and ideas that will be a unique game changer in the nation’s developmental strides. | Readmore
Teddy Warria is a Kenyan entrepreneur and author who works for and with the youth of Africa and the world as the founding President and CEO of Africa 2.0 in Kenya. He is the Co-Founder and President of #100Mandelas, the flagship project of Africa Rising Foundation. Teddy is a co-creator and co-owner of Africa’s Talking Ltd. He recently authored the introduction to a biography of Mama Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother to the 44th President of the United States, in Susan Wakhungu-Githuku’s Wisdom of the Elders.
In addition, he is completing a co-created book, “Mandela Warria Moments: A Tribute on Mandela’s Centenary by a Young African”, at the United World College-USA as a Bartos Fellow. Teddy attended Bard College as a Distinguished Scientist Scholar and the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs at Princeton University as a Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow. He was the youngest judge at the Transform Kenya Awards hosted by Standard Group and Deloitte. Most recently, he was made a judge for the 100&Change Competition hosted by the MacArthur Foundation’s Lever for Change. Teddy Warria is an Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) Fellow and an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow.
Dr. Genevieve Duncan Obuobi is an astute retail banker and customer experience consultant with industry experience spanning over fifteen (15) years. Her service experience has been tried and tested over a decade of working in the service industry and is a well experienced customer-centric individual. She is an accomplished retail banker who managed flag-ship branches and managed four (4) solid Teams of Fidelity Bank Limited over a decade and more.
Dr. Genevieve is an industry expert for customer relationship management & SME consulting & a well-sought-after leadership strategist and a Certified Corporate Trainer/Knowledge broker. She combines her extensive expertise in the aforementioned fields to positively impact the lives of women & young entrepreneurs.
She is passionate about the financial empowerment of women & strong proponent of a shift in the mindset of the youth towards embracing entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities. She is a certified Management Professional by Harvard USA, Cranfield UK and CEIBS China. Dr. Genevieve Duncan Obuobi holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Swiss Business School, Zurich & an EMBA from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon. She loves to write & share knowledge through public speaking, books & articles. She is the author of the Jigsaw Effect of Leaders and Diary of a Branch Manager. Dr. Genevieve has received several awards & recognitions to her credit conferred on her, both locally & internationally for her commitment in women’s empowerment, & support for young entrepreneurs & small business owners in, banking, finance and sharing knowledge that impacts women and the young people in Africa. She is the CEO of Genevieve Pearl Consult and currently the Lead Consultant at Tarragon Edge Limited, Ghana, where she focuses on strategic partnerships and SDGs 5,8 and 17
Daniel Juma Omondi is the Executive Director of the Global Peace Foundation in Kenya a US based non-profit with Chapters in more than 25 countries. Before joining the Global Peace Foundation, Daniel worked for the Korean government as a Trade and Investment officer at the Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) where he helped champion Korea’s economic diplomacy in Kenya and the East African region.
At GPF Kenya, Daniel steers the implementation of education and youth empowerment programmes that address and prescribe innovative solutions to the 21st century challenges facing the youth and the education sector such as the Character and Creativity Initiative, Leap hubs business incubator spaces in schools and colleges, the Great Places To School which recognizes outstanding schools and the President’s Fellowship is a premier mentorship and leadership development programme to mentor the next generation of African leaders.
Daniel has a BA in Political Science & Korean Studies from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in International Studies from the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS). He has several certifications from the New York based Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities including Foundations in Mass Atrocity Prevention.
Patrick Uduma is the Chief Executive Officer of ICREN Services Nigeria Limited and MD Mart Nigeria Limited. He is the Founder of Avancer Development Initiative. And also, he is on the board with a number of reputable organizations: National Bamboo Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria, CAREHUB Foundation, Centre for Creative Development Strategies, and HIVE Africa.
As a Mentor and Life Coach on Leadership and Relationship, he oversees a life-school popularly known as “StandOut with Patrick Uduma”. He is a passionate On-Air Personality that hosts a weekend thoughts trajectory program at the Nigeria Info PH, 92.3 FM. He is the author of “Redefining Life”, a book that teaches on how to own and live life.
Interestingly, he received a Fellowship conferment by the following institutes: The Chartered Institute of Commerce in Nigeria 2019 (FCICN), The Institute of Information Management Africa 2020 (FIIM), and The Institute of Oil and Gas Research and Hydrocarbon Studies 2020 (FIOGR).
He also has a number of awards under his belt: Nigeria’s 100 Most Innovative CEOs 2020 – The Guardian Newspaper; Business Excellence in HSE Compliance – Nigerian National Legacy Awards 2021; Ambassador Extra-Ordinary for Peace Welfare and Socialism – Welfare, Peace and Universal Human Rights Initiative 2023; just to mention a few.
Gbenga Olaitan Olatunde is the Chairman/CEO Diadem International Cleaning services Ltd. A company which provides cleaning and Fumigation services across Nigeria. Gbenga officially registered Diadem International Cleaning Services Ltd in the year 2014, with a passion to create a clean and pest free environment all over Nigeria and across sub-Saharan Africa through diligent services and continuous improvement. Mr Gbenga is a registered and licensed cleaning fumigation practitioner with the Federal & Local \ Government. Some of his membership certificates include Ehorecon, Cpan, Pcan and Lcci. His mission is to provide a conducive environment by protecting and preserving health and property through state-of-the-art technology, alignment with government norms, creating a safe and enabling work environment. He was awarded in 2018 the best youngest private cleaning services in Africa by (DAMA), Diadem International Cleaning Services Ltd situates in Lagos and has branches in Abuja . Mr Gbenga is a successful young Entrepreneur with a dream of building Diadem International Group.