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Meet The Speakers

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Nkeiruka Nwobodo

Nkeiruka Nwobodo is a graduate technical writing intern for Intel corporation. As an Intern she has put herself forward and currently is a co-lead for her internship cohort.

 

In 2018 she started her graduate program at Illinois State University pursing two masters degree in Technical Writing and Project Management concurrently.

 

Her program at Illinois State University has been fully funded with a graduate assistantship which provides her with tuition waiver and a monthly stipend.

 

In 2019 she won the Lela Winegarner fellowship for international students and the Illinois State University Club scholarship.

 

She was born and raised in northern Nigeria.

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Angelica Imhoede

 Angelica Imhoede is the creator of Financial Lioness, a platform dedicated to advocating generational wealth and bringing insight to the financial literacy platform.

 

Having spent the last decade in banking and financial services, Angelica created her platform to bring awareness to the wealth gap in America and the inequalities that come with systemic racism in the financial sector. She spends a lot of her time online creating and publishing digital content related to all topics covered under personal finance. 

 

Recently she published her first E-book, Investing for the Everyday Investor. A step-by-step guide of investing for everyday people to learn the foundation of investing. 

 

Angelica is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she currently resides with her husband and son.  She attended the University of St. Thomas, with a degree in Finance and is currently there obtaining her Master's in Data Science. She loves cooking, dancing, and spending time with her family. 

 

You can always catch her online on her IG page at Financial Lioness or her         

 

website www.financiallioness.com

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Wilson Lota

Wilson Lota is a dynamic speaker, teacher, and sales expert. From childhood, his desire to impart knowledge always drove him to seek out ways to communicate life-changing information to his peers whenever he had an opportunity.

 

Burning with a desire to excel in communication and a passion for teaching, he  enrolled at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, TX where he completed his formal training in Biblical Studies with a focus on Pastoral Ministries. He also completed a program in sales and marketing with "Defender U" in. Indianapolis, IN from where he launched his career in sales.

 

As a teacher and speaker, he has spoken to a wide range of audiences about a wide array of subjects, and as a professional he continues to excel both at regional and national levels.

 

When he is not speaking or selling, he is engaged in self-development endeavors that allow him continue to refine himself.

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Tomi Ibirogba

Tomi is a chartered HR Professional and the founder of “My Career Couch” – a platform designed to help black students and early-career professionals advance in their careers through workshops, mentorship and tailored services. 

 

Since launching in March 2020, she has helped several jobseekers land career-defining roles in top blue-chip companies like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Shell, Deliveroo and many more. 

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James Ogunyemi

As an agile coach, James Ogunyemi helps organizations increase their productivity through the adoption of agile mindset. 

 

Born and raised in Nigeria before moving to the United States in 2016, James earned a bachelor's degree in Business Information Technology and a Master's degree in Management.

 

James is happily married to Priscilla with two amazing kids - Fortunatus and Apphia.  

Meet The Panelists

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Eno Eka

Eno Eka is a business analyst and change manager based in Calgary, Alberta.

 

She is an award-winning career coach and speaker who has been recognized for helping more than 5,000 immigrants kickstart their professional careers in Canada.

 

She is a business analysis content developer and course instructor at the University of Manitoba. She is the CEO & Founder of Eny Consulting Inc, a boutique consulting firm in Canada.

 

In about 3 years of arriving in Canada, Eno has touched the lives of thousands of immigrants to Canada. She has curated mentorship and coaching programs for immigrants to Canada which have sought her recognition & awards globally.

 

Eno is an embodiment of service as she volunteers with several non- profit organizations to help immigrants to Canada integrate successfully and become gainfully employed.

Dr Emmanuel Nneji

Dr. Emmanuel Ifeanyichukwu Nneji, from Queens NY, was born in Nigeria. After secondary school, he attended Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Transport Management Technology. This was the beginning of his career in Logistics and Transportation.
 
His background includes Contracting certification (Defense Acquisition University), Program Management Certification (International Organization for Project Management), Supply Chain Management Professional (Billet Classification) and Project Management Professional (Program Management Institute). He has a Master’s Degree in Transport Management Technology (FUTO). He holds a PhD in Business Administration from Northcentral University Prescott Arizona.
 
Dr. Nneji’s career includes intermodal logistics operations in USA, and all modes of transport in Nigeria. He has worked in military logistics, government and private contracting, medical logistics and project/program management. His academic research includes Public Transport Demand and Spatial Interactions, International Sea Ports and Cargo Demand, as well as International Logistics and Global Trade.
 
Dr. Nneji is currently a Program Manager with Naval Air warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).  He is inspired by a loving and blessed family.

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Elizabeth Ekpo

Elizabeth is an Investor, a lifestyle and finance professional who is passionate about teaching and helping people build wealth so they can live the lives they want and contribute to the development of society.

 

She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Mum to two world changers.

Dr Chinny Ogunro

Chinny C. Ogunro, is a business operations and strategy specialist.  

 

She is the Chief Executive Officer of WellSpring Health, an integrated care consortium committed to delivering quality, affordable healthcare at scale.

 

Though her passion is in healthcare, in her spare time, she likes to provide support to enterprises and individuals, helping them develop specific skills, execute on their plans, and gain the tangible tools they need to succeed with their businesses and life-long careers.

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Tunji Andrews

Tunji Andrews is the founder of Awabah, Nigeria’s first technology access provider to Micro-Pensions.

 

He is a financial literacy advocate, Macro-Economics thought leader and an award winning media personality. For a decade, he ran some of the best business radio shows in the country, featuring primetime on Nigeria info, Smooth FM, Classic FM, just to mention a few.

 

He was a European Union Consultant in Nigeria under the EU SUFEGOR project, where he was part of the team that developed the Nigerian sector strategy for statistics.

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Moe Odele

Moe Odele is a  Tech Lawyer, Business Consultant, and Writer.

 

She is a fan of entrepreneurship, innovation, and Law and also interested in Investing and Finance.

Moe Odele runs Scale My Hustle, a social enterprise that provides African entrepreneurs with resources to properly structure and grow their businesses.

She is also the founder of VaziLegal Africa's top innovation driven law firm that represents investors, startups, and technology enabled enterprises at all stages of development.

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