MIPAD celebrates her own on International Women’s Day

Today we recognize the women behind our excellence as we join the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day. Let’s break the bias and promote gender equality.

Here are our exceptional women in their sphere of expertise. These outstanding ladies have and continue to  support the Organization’s VISION.

Let’s meet them;

Temitope Jemerigbe is the CEO at DKK & Global Director, MIPAD

Boss Lady as we fondly call her, is a titan of advertising with 25year’s experience from various top agencies in Nigeria. Sitting on several boards she champions causes for women empowerment, gender equality, sickle cell advocacy amongst a long list of other things. She does not believe in luck or chance, but in deliberate action and strategy to gain result. Her philosophy; “Keep pushing forward!”

To connect with Temitope, Email: te******@mi***.org

Nina Silva is the MIPAD Country Director (Brazil) and Founder of the Black Money Movement and CEO, D’Black Bank which carries out financial and digital inclusion of the black community in Brazil.

Executive in Technology for over 20 years. She is also a Writer and Poet and she won Most Disruptive Woman by Global Women In Tech Awards 2021. Keeping winning!!

To connect with Nina, Email: ni**@mi***.org

Johanna Leblanc is the Global Director, International Relations, MIPAD. A leading woman in International Relations (USA/Haiti).Ms. Leblanc currently serves as a Legislative Director at the United States Congress, where she advises on domestic and international matters.

She has also served as a Senior Advisor to both Haiti’s Ambassador to the United States and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she advised the government on intergovernmental relations, immigration, national security, and bilateral trade investments. She regularly appears on television across the African continent and the U.S., where she discusses foreign policy-related matters. You’re an inspiration!

To connect with Johanna, Email: jo*****@mi***.org

Angela Regalado is the Global Director, Talent. A leading Global Talent Acquisition | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert (USA/DR). She has been a Talent Acquisition Manager, with 10+ years of leading and growing organizations. Experienced in delivering and managing full cycle recruitment activities by implementing innovative company-wide recruitment strategies, processes and procedures. Well done and keep shining!

To connect with Angela, Email: an****@mi***.org

Victoria Kiki-Obiakor is the Global Director Partnership and Digital Marketing MIPAD. A leading woman in Hospitality & Travel. She has vast experience in this field and greatly adds value to the team. She was the Director of sales in Rwanda and oversaw the sales & marketing, and the reservations team for a 254 room hotel equipped with state of the art conference facilities. She’s held similar positions in  Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra, Ghana and Four Points by Sheraton Lagos. Good job Kiki!

To connect with Victoria, Email: vi******@mi***.org

Dorcas Ndegwa is a Gifted Writer and Corporate Blogger at MIPAD. She oversees MIPAD blog site and  ensures all honorees achievements are captured, highlighted and shared with the world to spark inspiration. She also supports MIPADians who want to write their books via bestsellingbook.com. She believes in intentional learning, unlearning & relearning. Keep up!

To connect with Dorcas, Email: do****@mi***.org

Naomi Kuria is the COO of Training for Development Initiatives Kenya and the Global Facilitator and Trainer in Most Influential 100, which its core mandate is training individuals & organizations to be better versions of themselves through the 21 Day Connectology Challenge. Keep transforming lives!

To connect with Naomi, Email: na***@mi***.org

Funmi Momodu is a professional with demonstrated expertise in Financial Analysis, Project Management, Business Analysis, and Performance Reporting for enterprise-wide and transformation initiatives. She is also the CEO of Qunuby.com  a modern match-making service. It has partnered with MIPAD in support of  honorees to experience all things love. She believes the fish and the bird fell in love and lived happily ever after. You lead from the front!!

To connect with Funmi, Email: fu***@mi***.org

Toyosi Etim-Effiong is  the Global Director of Content at MIPAD and a leading woman in Media, Nigeria. She has vast experience producing for film, TV, radio, and digital publishing platforms. She is a media entrepreneur who is passionate about telling African stories to a global audience. She is LIGHT and brings CLARITY to individuals and Organisations through her strategic planning and implementation media solutions outfit, That Good Media. Keep soaring like the eagle that you are!!

To connect with Toyosi, Email: to****@mi***.org

Mwende Mbevi  is the MIPAD Regional Director East Africa and Country Director Kenya. She is also the Executive Director at The Kenyatta Trust where she spearheads the process of selecting bright but vulnerable students as scholars of their high school scholarship program, into university or tertiary institutions. The students are facilitated employment or an entrepreneurial opportunity as the end game. She also oversees all budgetary requirements, the mentorship programs as well as the economic empowerment pillar. You’re doing a fantastic job!

To connect with Mwende, Email:mw****@mi***.org


Thank you MIPAD Women for being who you are, being the best at it and leaving a trail where generations will follow.

Today we celebrate the WOMEN  you have all become. Keep shining queens, You rock. Happy International Women’s Day!!

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