Ngwakwe (Nigeria) is a social entrepreneur and the Executive Director of the Center for Advancement of Development Rights (CEADER) based in Lagos. In this position, she leads the implementation of the organization’s mandate to promote women’s and girls’ economic and social rights, increase their capacity to overcome poverty, and strengthen their participation in development and leadership activities in their communities. Ngwakwe's work as a social entrepreneur spans nearly two decades, during which she has worked with human rights and women’s human rights organizations as a community mobilizer, women’s human rights activist, researcher, and training facilitator. She also has carried out several local and international research projects on women's economic rights and social status. Ngwakwe has written and published articles and research reports in both local and international journals, covering topics including women’s economic and social rights in Nigeria, the impact of HIV/AIDS, and gender-based violence in Nigeria, among others. She has facilitated and trained diverse groups of women at both the regional and local levels on topics such as gender, leadership, political participation, and health as a human right. She is also the Registrar of Olivet Academy, the life transformation unit of Olivet Bible Church.
Executive Director, WLP Nigeria/Center for Advancement of Development Rights (CEADER)