Princess Asha Okojie Executive Profile and Biography
After building a career in entertainment, and media for almost fifteen years, Princess Asha Okojie’s path turned into cultural diplomacy, tourism and Foreign Direct Investment when she was appointed in 2013 by the former Ambassador/Consul General of Nigeria in Atlanta, GA, Geoffrey Teneilabe to serve as a Media Consultant for the 17 Southeastern States of the United States and territory, where she brought in project development perspective to the position and her passion as a community organiser, to promote the image, culture and interest of Africa, particularly, Nigeria.
Princess Asha comes from a generation of politicians, and social activists. She is the granddaughter of King Ogbidi Okojie of Uromi dynasty, niece to Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, the first Esan Catholic Cardinal of Nigeria, and late politician, Chief Anthony Enahoro, who in 1953 initiated the self-government motion, which eventually led to Nigerian Independence on the 1st day of October 1960.
Princess Asha wears many hats; She is the CEO of AfriQtalk Consulting, a PR, branding, marketing and investment promotions firm with affiliations in North America, Africa and Europe. Host and Executive Producer of “Lets Talk Africa, and a Publicist to many high profiled clients, artists and celebrities, who is often referred to as “The African Oprah”.
Nominated as one of the emerging African leaders, media personality and cultural ambassador, Princess Asha is a voice to recon with, a team player known for strategic alliances, marketing partnerships, co-branding initiatives and collaborations with selected organizations and diplomatic communities, to bridge the achievement and educational gap for sustainable development in Africa.
In 2010 she was elected into Stanford Who’s Who, U.S.A., an elite organization of selected executives, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world. She has routinely exhibited the enthusiasm, passion, vision and dedication, necessary to be considered among the best.
Her attention grabbing headlines has received international recognitions, and awards as a result of her extraordinary efforts, in trade promotions and freelance journalism. She’s interviewed public figures, like former President Jimmy Carter, Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Sir Emeka Offor, 2Face, Bracket, Kalu Ikeagwu, Blessing Egbe, Olu Maintain, members of Nigerian National House of Assembly, Senators, Foreign Service Diplomats, to name but a few.
Princess Asha is one of the most sought-after foreign direct investment consultants in North America. She has initiated several medical missions, driving public-private partnerships (PPP) and made in Africa initiatives, trade and investment to West African countries, to make available the necessary infrastructures, encourage policies and practices that promotes sustainable socioeconomic development and good governance for the development, and maintenance of viable primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors in Africa, and the African Diaspora.
Her commitment to service is evident in her passion for promoting culture, indigenous music and business opportunities. This former beauty queen, and model is not a new face to the entertainment industry. She’s grace the cover of Magazine, done many TV ads and walked on runways for several fashion designers, and has featured on high profile print publications, television, and radio talk shows.
Princess Asha is a sickle cell advocate, who is committed to finding alternative traditional medicine for sickle cell disease through research in Nigeria. On her spare time, she enjoys writing poems, inspirational quotes, traveling, and mentorship. She is fun loving, and compassionate, a humanitarian who believes in volunteerism.
Her devotion to God, and family keeps her going. She holds an Associate Degree in General Arts, B.Sc. in Healthcare Administration and Management. She is a Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Information Management, Board Member of the International Forum for Sickle-Celled in the Diaspora (INFORSID), Advisory Committee Member of Women Empowerment Network (WOENET), Stakeholder Member of the Nigerian Diaspora Diagnostic & Trauma Foundation USA (NDDTF), Member of National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialist, USA, and American Association of Professional Coders, U.S.A.
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