After building a career in entertainment, and media for ten years, Amb. Princess Asha’s path turned into foreign direct investment consultancy when she served as Media Consultant for Nigeria Consulate in Atlanta, Georgia for the 17 Southeastern States of the United States and territory, during former President Jonathan Goodluck’s Administration where she brought cultural diplomacy as a form of international communication in facilitation of bilateral trade and investment between Africa and United States.
Amb. Princess Asha, comes from a generation of politicians, and social activists. She is the granddaughter of King Ogbidi Okojie of Uromi dynasty (1857 – February 3, 1944), who was a ruler of the Esan people in what is now Edo State in Nigeria, still remembered for his opposition to British rule. She is also, a niece of 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.
Amb. Princess Asha wears many hats; she is a publicist, media and physician consultant. CEO, of AfriQtalk consult, a corporate event management, branding, PR, marketing and trade facilitation firm with affiliations in North America, Africa and Europe. AfriQtalk Consult have worked with high profiled celebrities, artists, personalities, law makers, community leaders, and public figures, providing PR, marketing and branding services.
Under her leadership, AfriQtalk Consult provided media coverage for President Muhammadu Buhari’s first visits to the U.S, Washington, D.C. Co-hosted President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Atlanta, GA. Conducted press interviews at the Annual Export and Import Bank conference (EXIM), Washington, DC, and Oil Technology Conference (OTC), Houston, TX as well as organised corporate/group events at United Nations General Assembly, New York, entertainment consultancy for VHI, CNN, The Dr. Phil Show, and coverage of meetings/press conference at the Georgia Senate Chambers, Carter Center, and former Mayor Kasim Reed’s office of International Affairs, Atlanta, GA to name a few.
Amb. Princess Asha is also, the Founder and President of FACE INC, a non profit organisation that help support businesses, social and cultural organisations, in the promotion of culture, arts, tourism development, empowerment, entrepreneurship, trade and investment opportunities through conferences, seminars, forums, workshops, exchanges, trade/medical missions, outreach programs, and community events, such as pageantry, awards, cultural activities, festivals, concerts, and entertainment.
FACE INC also, work in collaborative partnership with selected organisations, private and public sectors, government agencies, embassies, consulates, diplomatic corps, industry, international communities, associations, and institution, locally and internationally to encourage investment policies that would make available the necessary infrastructures for the development, and maintenance of viable primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors in Africa.
A sickle cell advocate, who is committed to finding alternative traditional medicine for sickle cell disease through research and awareness. Besides being nominated as one of the emerging African leaders, media personalities and international person of the year, in the diaspora, this ex-beauty queen, and model is not a new face to the entertainment industry. She’s walked on fashion runways, graced the front cover of Magazines and featured on print publications, television, radio talk shows and ads.
Amb. Princess Asha have interviewed public figures, and celebrities, from likes of former President Jimmy Carter, Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, and Sir Emeka Offor, 2Face, Bracket, Kalu Ikeagwu, Blessing Egbe, and Olu Maintain, to house of representatives members, senators, foreign service diplomats, ambassadors, business/community leaders, government officials, and company executives, using her Talk Show platform at high profiled events.
Amb. Princess Asha has received many awards for promotion of culture, entrepreneurship, women and girls empowerment. The former executive producer of “Lets Talk Africa”, life coach, and brand Ambassador, is a voice against gender inequality, human trafficking, FGM and child marriage. Her philanthropic initiatives and work have been recognised both locally and internationally that conferred her as the United Nations Economic and Social Council Ambassador (ECOSOC).
Her passion for culture, fashion and indigenous music is evident in her creativity and love for culinary arts, which made her the youngest female entrepreneur of African descent, to own the first African cuisine restaurant (Fashwill Kitchens) College Park, GA, catering to celebrities, such as former NBA Star, Akeem Olajuwon and Who’s Who in town.
Amb. Princess Asha, have routinely exhibited the enthusiasm, vision, and dedication necessary to be considered among the best. As a result of her extraordinary efforts, she was elected into Stanford Who is Who, U.S.A, an elite organisation of selected executives, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world. She is compassionate, and fun-loving with high-energy.
She holds a B.A in Fine Arts, and B.S in Healthcare Administration & Management. An Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Information Management, Board Member of THINK=>WEST Initiative (TWI), and 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, (NAMAS), American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC), and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Her devotion to God, love for nature and family keeps her going. In her spare time, she enjoys writing inspirational quotes, modelling, traveling, and mentoring.
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