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Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin

WHO WE ARE?

“Everywhere around the World, women speak the same language-silence!” -Anonymous.

Women Arise was established in 2003 with the purpose of working for the women, encouraging them to come together to stand up against “misuse and abuse” by a male dominated society. Breaking the culture of silence and finding expressions for themselves in the social political and economic relations in Nigeria and It requires:
Organizing women to assert their rights and taking their destiny in their hands rather than being apologetic…

OUR HISTORY

OUR BOARD OF GOVERNORS

DR. JOE OKEI-ODUMAKIN

DR. JOE OKEI-ODUMAKIN

President, Women Arise

Josephine "Joe" Obiajulu Okei-Odumakin is a Nigerian women's rights activist. She is the president

PROFESSOR WOLE SOYINKA

PROFESSOR WOLE SOYINKA

Board Member

Wole Soyinka was born on July 13, 1934, in Nigeria and educated in England. In 1986, the playwright

PASTOR TUNDE BAKARE

PASTOR TUNDE BAKARE

Board Member

Tunde Bakare is a Nigerian Prophetic-Apostolic pastor. He has received national and international

PROFESSOR PAT UTOMI

PROFESSOR PAT UTOMI

Board Member

Patrick Okedinachi Utomi (born February 6, 1956) is a Nigerian professor of political economy and

OUR PARTNERS