Margaret Egbe qualified as a lawyer in 1984 and has been working in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a dynamic, versatile and highly motivated lawyer with extensive experience in litigation, company secretarial practice, corporate, commercial and family law.
She is a hardworking, disciplined and self-confident woman. Over the years, Margaret has been involved in a variety of programmes connected with families, self-help and domestic resolutions. She is a member of the Federation of International Women Lawyers and the International Bar Association. More...
Freida Galloway-Idisi is an American living in Nigeria with her three daughters. She has 15 years of experience working in the area of abuse in both the private and public sectors. Her goal is to help heal some of the "brokeness" that exist as a result of shattered families. She is a qualified social worker with a Diploma in Social Science.
A mother of four daughters ages seventeen to eight. She holds a BSc in Biology/Education and Masters in Applied Entomology and Parasitology (applied to the field of medicine). She has worked with children ages two to fifteen in several schools, last being the American International School of Lagos, Nigeria.
Currently providing counseling, disciplining and intercessory prayers for several groups of women ages thirty to sixty-five. As a result of abuse, many women out there are watching their lives drift away in depression and dissatisfaction. It's time to shout out and make a change.
A legal practitioner, she is presently a deputy director with the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Alausa, directorate for citizen's rights. She has a masters degree in commercial law & corporate law and has participated in numerous seminars and courses on Human Rights. She attended the School of public health for a human rights course at the Harvard University in the year 2006. Presently, she is the Head of the Citizen Mediation Centre, Alausa, and is actively involved in Human Rights Abuse cases, such as Child Abuse, Illegal arrest/detention, fundamental human rights issues.She is a consultant to the UNDP Ghana on alternative dispute resolution and also on the setting up and Running of community Mediation Centres in the regions of Ghana.
Miss Udochi Iheanacho graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1983 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984. She has since been actively engaged in Law practice primarily in the area of Corporate and commercial Law. In 1987 she obtained a Masters of Law LL.M from the University of Lagos.
She is the Principal Partner of the Firm of Udochi Iheanacho Partnership which was set up in 1992. She has extensive experience in Corporate, Commercial, Business and Financial law matters. She is a member of several local and international organisations and clubs. She is community oriented and has a passion for work in community building and development and poverty eradication.
Roli Craig qualified as a lawyer in 1980 and has been in private legal practice working in Lagos, Nigeria. A mother of 3 with a sharp perception of issues, she has effective problem solving skills and has been involved in a variety of programmes connected with women, children and legal aid. A member and one-time National Publicity Secretary of the Federation of International Women Lawyers and member of the International Bar Association.
Georgina, an African Caribbean, is an experienced Senior Social Worker who has over 17 years of highly committed work history with the London Borough of Croydon, in the United Kingdom. She has excellent knowledge and experience in dealing with domestic violence. She has managed case loads efficiently by good organisation, making relevant recommendations,with excellent staff management skills.
Omolara (fondly known as Molly) spent much of her early years in the North of Nigeria, before being sent off to England. From toying with embarking upon a career as an artist (after being offered a place at the prestigious Parsons Arts Academy in New York), she opted for a degree in History, Politics and Economics at Buckingham University (in England) graduating with a BA.
Omolara has taken the experience to confirm her personal mantra that it takes very little to make a significant difference to the lives of the less fortunate in Nigeria, something that she hopes one day that the public service will imbibe.