Unveiling the Leadership: Meet The Women’s Circle Community Chapter Leaders

Elizabeth Osho

Chapter Leader for the Women’s Circle Community (WCC) Abuja Chapter.

Elizabeth Osho is the Founder of SoMedia Solutions Group, a Communication and PR firm with offices in Washington DC and Lagos.
Elizabeth is an excellent communicator and a result-oriented strategist and public relations professional with proven expertise in brand management and strategy, project management, digital marketing, content creation, and lifestyle consultancy. She is also a lifestyle influencer.
As the founder of So.Me Solutions, a communications company that has helped numerous brands across different industries to portray unique stories in a way that positively influences the opinion of their target market. Elizabeth has a proven record of producing results in a fast-paced, target-driven environment. She is able to balance multiple brand enhancement demands, having worked with brands such as Disney, FilmOne|Filmhouse, Unilever South African Tourism, and more to improve brand recognition and drive profitability within strict deadlines
She has worked on large-scale brand influencing for Lancôme, Maggi, and Johnny Walker.
She has been featured on numerous TV and radio shows including CNN – a feature on leading women in the digital space in Nigeria. She was also listed as one of the top 100 most inspiring women in Nigeria by Leading Ladies Africa and The Guardian Nigeria.
We are thrilled to have Elizabeth Osho as our leader for our Women’s Circle Community (WCC) Washington DC chapter!
Elizabeth is not just a successful CEO and a hands-on mom, but also a lifestyle influencer who has been recognized as one of the leading women in the digital space.
With her extensive experience in public relations and excellent communication skills, Elizabeth is more than capable. Her passion for empowering women is contagious and we are grateful to have her on board!

Nneaoma Nnaji

The Women’s Circle Community Co-Chapter Leader For Abuja

Nneoma Nnaji is a remarkable individual who has found her passion and purpose in the world of baking. With a deep love for experimenting with flavors and textures, she has embarked on a culinary journey that has captivated the taste buds of many. But Nneoma’s story extends beyond the realm of baking.
Alongside her impressive skills in the kitchen, she has also pursued a degree in Law, showcasing her unwavering commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and personal growth. Her dedication to both the art of baking and the legal field is truly inspirational, demonstrating her ability to excel in multiple areas of interest.
But what truly sets Nneoma apart is her deep passion for fostering change and empowerment for women. She recognizes the importance of creating opportunities for women to thrive and break barriers in various industries. She believes in empowering women to not only follow their dreams
but also make a tangible impact in the world around them.
Through her baking endeavours, Nneoma has been able to combine her love for food with her desire to empower women. She actively seeks out opportunities to mentor aspiring bakers, particularly women, and encourages them to embrace their talents and pursue their passion for baking.
Her commitment to change and empowerment extends beyond her baking ventures. She actively supports organizations and initiatives dedicated to women’s rights and gender equality. She recognizes the importance of promoting a society where all individuals have an equal chance to thrive and reach their full potential.
Her journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring bakers and women looking to make a difference in their chosen fields. With her talent, determination, and advocacy, Nneoma is leaving an indelible mark on both the culinary world and the ongoing fight for equality. We are lucky to have her on board as a Co-Chapter Leader for the WCC community I’m Abuja, Nigeria.

Judy Melifonwu,

Chapter Leader for the Women’s Circle Community (WCC) Abuja Chapter.

Judy is a distinguished Senior Special Adviser with over 15 years of experience in various sectors, including investment, trade development, international relations, export, strategy development, and events.
Hailing from the proud city of Onitsha in Anambra State, Judy is a UK-trained Fulbright scholar who has made significant contributions to global organizations. Currently, she serves as a valuable member of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI) under the guidance of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Judy’s expertise in investment, international relations, and agri-business
has seen her serve as an embedded technical adviser to Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment (MITI). Additionally, her exceptional writing skills have led her to work as a presidential speech writer on demand.
Passionate about empowering women professionally, Judy holds an advisory board position at the Women’s Leadership Institute—an international organization focused on developing women’s leadership capacity for political and economic development in Nigeria and across Africa. Judy’s commitment to gender equality and empowerment is truly commendable.
With a proven track record in the private sector, Judy has held key roles in renowned organizations such as Diageo/Guinness Nigeria as Head of Policy and Public Affairs, and Acting Corporate Relations Director. She successfully developed growth strategies and implemented impactful backward integration initiatives. Judy also served as the Head of Government Relations for IBM West and Central Africa, taking charge of strategic advocacy programs across multiple countries while managing government stakeholder engagement.
Furthermore, Judy’s extensive ties within the community are evident through her involvement in various executive boards. Her passion for promoting Nigerian culture, values, and products on the global stage is showcased through her membership on the executive board of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Export Group, the Beeta Universal Arts Foundation, and Nigeria’s National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors, and Marketers.
Judy Melifonwu’s dedication to public service and her ability to drive positive change make her an exceptional leader for our WCC Abuja Chapter. We are honoured to have her on board!

Ginika Adaeze

The Women’s Circle Community Co-Chapter Leader for Abuja

Ginika Adaeze Ukoha is a wife and mother of two girls. A lifetime fanatic of God, love, and healthy relationships.
Her entire primary to tertiary education was done in Enugu before she relocated to Nairobi, Kenya for 5 years as she obtained a degree in Business Administration and Human Resources. She returned to Abuja in 2008 for her NYSC and worked at the UNV under the United Nations for two years. Met her husband in 2011 and currently works at NEMSA.
As a Certified Marriage & Relationship Therapist in Abuja, she established an NGO called AIM Alliance for the Improvement of Marriages), an initiative that supports and encourages marriages and relationships by providing empowering tools and resources, and ran a successful private practice for 5 years serving clients who were struggling with marital and relationship conflicts. In March 2023,
she decided to focus her energy and passion on helping kids develop a positive outlook on life and build value-grounded characters.
Her other projects include The Love Date Planners and The Love Date Game Collections. She enjoys reading, music, and meeting new people.

Dr. Gbemisola Adetayo

Co-Chapter Leader for our Women’s Circle Community (WCC) in New Jersey.

Dr. Gbemisola Adetayo is the Chapter Leader for the Women’s Circle Community (WCC) in New Jersey. Dr. Gbemisola or “Gbemi” as she’s fondly called by her friends and family, is a renowned CEO, international speaker, coach, and author of the best-selling book “You Can Get Your Dream Job.”
Her versatility and impressive track record in various industries make her a well-respected professional in her field. She is known for her mentoring and community events, particularly her social impact work in championing women across Africa and the United States of America.
Gbemisola’s intensive “Women’s Vision Board Event” has helped countless women move from ideation to manifestation and achieve their goals.
As a wife and mother of three, she is committed to her personal growth and development. Her love for worshiping in the Lord’s Army underscores her belief in the power of faith, inspiration, and positivity in achieving success. Her passion for personal development has seen her carve a niche for herself as an international speaker and coach to corporate professionals.
Gbemisola’s appointment as the International Liaison for Mfon Ekpo’s TDC serves as a testament to her expertise and global reach. Her influence extends beyond Nigeria and the USA to other parts of the world, and she has continued to inspire women to reach greater heights in their personal and professional lives.
As the Chapter Leader for the WCC New Jersey, Gbemi, brings her expertise, passion, and experience to the table. She is committed to empowering women to build a network of support, tap into their potential, and achieve their goals. With her leadership, the WCC New Jersey Chapter is thriving. We can’t wait to break more grounds with her!

Datari Ladejo

Women’s Circle Community (WCC) Lagos Chapter Leader, Datari Ladejo.

Datari is a remarkable individual with a diverse set of roles and passions that define her life. As a corporate trained lawyer, she combines legal acumen with a keen eye for marketing strategy. This unique blend of skills is exemplified through her role as the managing partner of a digital communications agency. Her professional journey embodies versatility, and she excels in bridging the gap between law and marketing.
Beyond her thriving career, Datari is a dedicated advocate for women’s empowerment, particularly within the male-dominated tech sector. Her active membership in the Society of Women Engineers underscores her commitment to breaking down gender barriers and creating opportunities for women in STEM fields.
One of Datari’s most impactful contributions is her involvement in “The Rebuilding Lives Mission.” As a board member, she has played a pivotal role in empowering over 800 women and youth in rural areas of Nigeria. This initiative focuses on entrepreneurship and skills acquisition, providing individuals with the tools they need to achieve economic independence and transform their lives.
She is the co-founder of the “Advanced Level Youth Empowerment Foundation,” an NGO that has been addressing education and unemployment challenges affecting Nigerian youth since 2015. Her dedication to nurturing the next generation is evident in her commitment to this foundation, which
strives to create a brighter future for young people.
However, Datari’s most cherished role is that of a mother. She takes immense pride in intentionally raising her two children, Tiara and Tije. Her commitment to motherhood is not just personal but also public, as she uses her social media platforms to share the joys and challenges of her journey. By doing so, she empowers other women to embrace progress rather than striving for perfection, thus creating a supportive community for fellow mothers.
We are more than excited to have her as the Chapter Leader for Lagos, as she continues to empower
and inspire women with her unwavering commitment to impacting the lives of women all over the

Chidinma Akaniro

Women’s Circle (WCC) Chapter Leader for Ontario, Canada.

Chidinma Akaniro holds certifications as a Project Manager (PMP), Business Analyst (CBAP), and SaFe
Scrum Master, showcasing her expertise in the realm of project management and agile methodologies. Chidinma’s journey extends beyond her professional roles. She is a fellow of the Young African
Leadership Initiative (YALI) and the Royal Commonwealth Society, underlining her dedication to global leadership and policy. Notably, she contributed her skills to the U.K. Department of Transport in London, engaging in policy research. Her earlier work with the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria further illustrates her strategic insights into international markets.
Remarkably, Chidinma is a true rock star in the NGO world. She volunteered with Technoserve in Ghana and even established her own NGO, “Youths of West Africa (YOWA).” In addition to her impactful NGO work, she’s an accomplished entrepreneur, founding “Nizza Vogue,” a jewellery and dress-making company.
Chidinma’s dedication to youth and female development has earned her multiple awards, including the 2013 Youth with Innovation in Nigeria Award and recognition as a finalist for the 2017 Queen’s
Young Leader Award. She’s not only making a difference but is a shining example of empowerment and leadership.
She eagerly anticipates connecting with other TWI members and prospects, particularly those based in Canada. Her mission is to expand and enhance the impact of TWI in the region, and her leadership
promises to bring about positive change. We are lucky to have such an exceptional woman on board!

Emem Nwogwugwu

Leader of the Women’s Circle Community (WCC), Vancouver, Canada

Chapter, and her profile is nothing short of outstanding. As a Certified Project Manager and Scrum Master, she brings her project management expertise to the forefront. Emem is also a Certified Life Coach and NLP Practitioner, emphasizing her commitment to personal growth and transformation.
Her contributions extend to the realm of entrepreneurship as the Founder of Lapax Life Project, a project management company offering services in project management, consulting, Agile coaching,
project advisory, and business strategy consultation. This showcases her passion for helping organizations achieve their goals.
Emem goes beyond the professional sphere by founding “The Planting Transformation Ministry,” a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals to fulfil their purpose and become positive change agents on a global scale. Her commitment to mind transformation, technology innovation, product development, productivity management, people empowerment, and work-life integration is inspiring.
She is enthusiastic about leading WCC in Vancouver, Canada, and the community’s future under her guidance looks promising. We are excited to have her on board and look forward to conquering challenges and creating a world where every woman thrives!
With these amazingly exceptional women leading the way, we are excited about the future of TWI and look forward to empowering women across the globe.
You too can lead the charge in your city, simply send your CV and a cover letter to info@thewomeninternational.org