Ukoma Blessing Ezeokoye, 27
Ukoma has four years experience in the nonprofit sector, over five years in media, and earned a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication from the Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra, Nigeria.
Ukoma is a Broadcaster for wellness and national transformation at Omega Radio 101.7fm in Umuchu, Anambra, and President Dear Oma Global Foundation.
Ukoma is touring schools in Anambra with her team in the campaign against Drug Abuse, after a Media course in February on development and social change in Hilversum, Netherlands, by Radio Netherlands Training Center. She is volunteering as Nigerian reporter on children and young people for WADADA News for Kids, Free Press Unlimited Netherlands.
She has volunteered as an Inspirational speaker on Self esteem for girls for Female & More, as team member on community projects and currently on a spelling bee competition for YALIServes on July 18th, 2019.
While working as the Vice President for Editorial Board Members in Katsina state, Nigeria, a Community Development Service group under the National Youth Service Corps, Ukoma helped improve the economic state of young adults and women in Northern Nigeria through a self empowerment show ”Creative Minds” that she hosted on Vision Radio 92.1fm Katsina. Katsina Bloggers gave Ukoma the award for ”Best On Air Personality in Katsina 2016″. Entrepreneur Africa nominated Ukoma for the award of “The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Youth Empowerment 2018”
Ukoma is certified a Mentor, after a course in Enugu, Nigeria, by the Institute of Marriage and Family Affairs U. S.
Through these experiences, she developed strong leadership and project management skills. Ukoma enjoys focusing on the topics of education, social campaigns, and has strong passion for girls and teens.