Our Board Members

Professor Dennis Ityavyar

Board Chair

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Professor Dennis Ityavyar is a teacher by profession and is currently a lecturer at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He has been a professor for over 10years and has lectured at the University of Toronto, Canada. He has worked with the Gover


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Ms. Patricia Jummai Danmaida

Board vice Chair

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Ms. Patricia Danmaida is a teacher by profession, and an indigene of Kaduna State. She owns a renowned school in Kaduna south (PA


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Ms. Dupe Atoki

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Ms. Dupe Atoki is a lawyer by profession. She is presently the Director General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in Nigeria, and concurrently runs a private legal firm in Abuja. She has served as a member of various Presi


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Mr. Sammie Ihejirika

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Mr. Sammie Ihejirika is currently the CEO of SEMA, an NGO he founded. He is a peace practitioner and has worked with non-governmental organizations, Government and International organizations.


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Ms. Esther Ijeaku

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Ms Esther Hadiza Ijeaku is a strategic behavior change communication specialist with over 1


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Dr. Lydia Umar.

Executive Director

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Dr. Lydia Umar is an award-winning development expert, researcher and educator who is specialized in gender and peace issues. She founded Gender Awareness Trust in 2000. The Nigeria-based NGO has a record of success in managing projects funded by USAID, UKAID and the United Nations.

Dr. Umar a 1st Class Honors recipient bagged a PhD. in Curriculum Development (Social Studies) from ABU Zaria 2001. She is currently the Executive Director, Gender Awareness Trust (GAT). She is a popular speaker and trainer who have consulted on projects across Nigeria and in more than 20 nations.

 

                       

 


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Dr. Abiola Afolabi Akiyode

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Dr. Abiola A. Akiyode is a lawyer by profession with a PhD in Gender and In


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