WOMEN/YOUTH ADVOCATE & APICULTURE ENTREPRENEUR
Chibugo Okafor a Farm’acist who produces pure honey from her own apiary urges women and youths to embrace self awareness and defy any social impediments against their gender and age. One of the 25 young Nigerian women champions for UN Women Beijing+25, Founder-President of The Walk with Women and Children; an organisation that leverages off of the ‘power of the collective’ to advance the personal, social, health, education and economic rights of children and women across Africa. An avid advocate for women and youth development, with over 3 years professional experience working with communities, governmental and NGOs. Her passion has led to key engagements between the Houses of Parliament London, Senate of Nigeria, United Nations Addis Ababa. She sits on committees and works closely with different NGO’s focused on the advancement of communities and the empowerment of women and youth; World Bank Youth Forum, Youth Initiative for Diversity in Nigeria and Rotary Foundation. She doubles up as the CEO of Kendake Honey, a social enterprise focused on utilizing apiculture to promote job creation for women and youths, food security and wealth creation for the Africa.