Orode Uduaghan, Delta State Commissioner for Humanitrian and Girl Child Affairs, will join top class African Women to speak at Women Lead Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, today October 26.
She is expected to make Delta and Nigeria proud at the global stage, by articulating the M.O.R.E agenda of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori administration as it relates to Girl Child, Community Support Services and other issues affecting women in this part of Africa.
The Delta Commissioner is reputed for her keen interest in the wellbeing of young women and children in rural areas in Delta and Nigeria.
Before her appointment as the Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Community Support Services and Girl Child Development Delta State, Nigeria, Orode Uduaghan, was the former Senior Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor, on Small and Medium Enterprise Development. She is a multiple award-winning entrepreneur, health advocate and author.
She is a versatile and accomplished individual with a remarkable track record of achievements spanning multiple domains. Her diverse experiences and unwavering commitment to creating positive change have earned her recognition and accolades in various fields.
Orode’s commitment to empowering women and youth is evident through her initiatives. In 2013, she founded the Rubies Vocational School to promote female entrepreneurship, having trained over 1,600 women through skill acquisition programs. She serves as a non-executive director and a board member at the Master Care International School in Asaba, furthering her dedication to education, philanthropy and community impact.
In her philanthropic endeavors, Orode chairs the Board of Trustees for Dream from the Slum, an NGO focused on improving the well-being of children in underserved areas across Nigeria. Under her leadership, programs like “Heart2Feed” have provided sustenance to over 18,000 children and families. She has also initiated mentorship programs for young boys and chairs the board for Brainy Luminary School, a free educational institution for disadvantaged children in a slum community.
Welcome to the Women Lead Forum network Commissioner Orode!