Gender Equality Advocate, Social Impact Leader.

About Ekemini


Ekemini Akpakpan is the definition of a leader. She is skilled in strategic planning, organizational management and development, branding and consultation among many other skills. She is not just a leader, but a team player that motivates and inspires her team to achieve great results.
Nkajima Ngewe
University of Tartu, Estonia
Ekemini Akpakpan worked with me while I was Head of Content at She Leads Africa. She researched and wrote interesting articles, and conducted interviews with extraordinary individuals. Ekemini stands out as an exemplary writer.
Rafeeat Aliyu
Former Head of Content She Leads Africa
Ekemini is a very talented professional in Communications and an amazing Leader. I learnt so much from her work ethics, attention to detail, and her passion for providing her clients and organisation members with the best customer experience. It was an honour working with her In Kigali.
Eliane Kayitana
Media & Communications, Rwanda
I give my recommendation to this passionate and exceptional team builder, Ms. Ekemini Akpakpan. A disciplined woman, who pays attention to details.
Dr.Elisha Attai
Founder African Women in Leadership Organisation
Ekemini Akpakpan is your go-to thought leader in areas concerning start-up consulting and non-profit management. She has a wealth of experience in communications for change and building viable teams. An instructor on strategy and planning for organizations, I have particularly been wowed by her facilitation’s skills during our Build Like A Woman Course.
Buchi Nduka
Founder The Amazing Woman, Nigeria
Excellence as a language! When I see Ekemini I see excellence. Her commitment and dedication to work is really amazing. She knows how to get the best out of her team. I have worked with her, and I still wish to work with her again. I like how she creates room for women and girls to thrive.
Ilori Julius
Founder, Safe African Future Leaders Initiative Nigeria
Ekemini is a talented writer! Her insights are inspiring. She is passionate about Women Empowerment, and is often speaking up for it, while also engaging in projects that promote it. She is one to watch out for!
Nkechi Idinmachi
Founder Machi Foods, Nigeria
Ekemini is a forward thinking lady. When we worked together on a project, I couldn’t help but admire her knack for taking initiative, and getting things done to ensure results are achieved.
Ugochi Obidiegwu
Child safety Advocate, Nigeria
As a line manager, Ekemini’s professional and strong interpersonal relationship with her subordinates positively impacted the team’s performance during the conference. She exhibited great patience, immense curiosity, and demonstrated proactivity, while managing a participant pool of over 200 delegates from more than 20 countries.
Alpha Habib
Educational Policy & Talent Development, Rwanda


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