Leadership

MEET OUR TEAM

The management team provides daily operational oversight, guidance and support with respect to strategy, stakeholder relations, governance, audit, program management and expansion plans. The management works with other team members and liaise among themselves to ensure the vision, mission and objectives of the Foundation are consistently implemented.

Experience: Brings 10 years of experience in implementing program developement -profits in Nigeria, particularly in the areas of Monitoring & Evaluation and Program Management. Senior Program / Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Life Link Organization

Expertise: Demography and Social Statistics, Social Work and Administration, Field monitoring and evaluation

Maureen Chukwuemeka

Position: Ag. CEO

Profile: A diligent and self-motivated individual who is fervent about maximizing potential, while helping others to do the same. With a remarkable ability to identify rewarding opportunities she is a specialist in business development and marketing. She is a graduate of Microbiology from the University of Abuja.

Expertise: Program management, Business advisory and fund-raising

Rose Daniel

SOSF Headstart-into-Entrepreneurship Program Officer

Prof ile: An avid learner, she is energetic and passionate about influencing positive change. Shalom’s passions include administrations proper etiquette and storytelling for changethese account for her experience in managing people of diverse backgrounds. She is a graduate of Agricultural Economics from Landmark University, and more recently, a diploma holder of Human Resource Management.

Expertise: Project management and public relations, People management

Shalom Bajeh

Position: Admin/HR/ Finance Officer

Profile: has a background in development economics. She has a Bachelors and Master degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University and the University of Lagos respectively. Her interest in data and research led her to take a MicroMasters course in Data, Economics and Development Policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2019 as a Hewlett Foundation scholar. She has worked as a volunteer on development-based and social policy advocacy programs.

Expertise: Data collection and research analysis, Social Community development

Rasheedat Oyewande

Research and Data Officer

Profile: Benny Atsua is a Certified Theatre Practitioner. A graduate of Theatre and Performing Arts at Ahmadu Belly University, Zaria. He is a Recording Artist, a Wow Your Audience Coach and an avid communicator. Benny is driven by a passion to inspire, challenge and equip teens and youths towards purpose, vision and values while helping them live their best lives. Expertise: Public speaking/Communication, Community engagement, Persuasive writing

Benny Atsua

Media & Communications Officers

Profile: Is an experienced Community Development projects Officer focused on Education. She is the SOS Bridge Program Officer, and prior to her current role, she worked as an SOS Careers program support officer at the Foundation and a Project Enumerator at Silicon base Nig. Ltd. She is a graduate of Mathematics from the University of Abuja, with a post-graduate Diploma in Public Administration. She is Passionate about improving the quality of life of youths and young adults. Expertise: Community development, Public administration and community development

Edidiong Simeon

SOS Bridge Program Officer

Shekinah Aziagba is a personable programs professional. She has spent 6years using her personal and career experiences to assist organizations manage their programs. She has in the pursuit of knowledge received over 17 certifications from reputable universities overseas. She has a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Public Administration. As an avid researcher, she has publications in international peer-reviewed journals. She is a Local Pathways Fellow of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and an Ambassador of Institute of Economics and Peace.

Expertise: Program Management, Social work and Advocacy.

Shekinah Aziagba

Initiatives & Challenges PSO

Profile: Ifeoma is an adventure enthusiast whose passion lies in youth empowerment for economic development. She is a graduate of Hospitality and Tourism Mgt. From Michael Okpara Univ. Umudike. Her experiences span business development to training and events prog. Mgt. With certificates in essential management skills and customer service relationship mgt.

Expertise: Prog.event mgt. Project mgt. And enterprise skills management.

Ifeoma Okoro Position:

Headstart Asst. Prog. Officer

Chimmy Yakubu Solomon, 28 years, a Christian Linguist (Graduate of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages) from the University of Jos. Active learner, with graphic/web design skills, Copywriting skills, customer relationship management skills and many more. Passionate about growing in knowledge and impacting society.

Chimmy Yakubu Solomon

Media & cOMMUNICATIONS

Isaac Samuel Leka is a Data and research intern with skills outside school Foundation. He has a passion for developmental work and contributing towards proffering solutions to societal problems. He is a graduate of Human Resources Management and he has over the years been involved with various NGO’s both local and international where he has volunteered and also served as a research assistant. He has been involved in various types of research which is his key area of interest. Isaac is passionate about having an equal and equitable society for all and hopes to contribute to national and International development.

Isaac Samuel Leka

Data & Research Itern

Jang Charles is a self – motivated and passionate person. He is an experienced researcher, Monitoring and Evaluation expert and a community mobilizer. His vast research experience afforded him the opportunity to work with humanitarian organisations and government agencies such as JHPIEGO, PHSS, UNICEF, NBS on various research projects. Jang Charles A is a graduate of Microbiology from the University of Jos and currently pursuing Pgd in Public Health from University of Agriculture Markurdi and a Master in Development Studies. He is an effective team player that thrives on high degree of autonomy and independence, who strive to find a challenging position to build capacity, acquire more skills, experience, and put them to use. He is currently the Bridge Program Support Officer and a member of Bauchi State SBCC committee.

Expertise include: Reasearch analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Community mobilization.

Jang Charles

Bridge PSO

A graduate of Business Administration, an effective and confident communicator who is also a self starter with the dedication and motivation required to succeed with 2 experience in human resources and administration . Providing support to staff on day-to-day operations of the office accompanied by a proven track record and future aspirations of a career progression within the HR industry .

Expertise: Management, Administration and People management

Vanessa Palmer

Admin/HR Assistant

Eva Chinedu is a Media

Practitioner with over 8 years’ experience in both TV and Radio management, production and

presentation, as well as content development and script writing having worked in different media organizations including Radio Nigeria, My TV, Bush House

Nigeria, Television Nigeria just to mention a few. She is passionate about using development as a tool in solving 21st century challenges. In

pursuit of her goals in leading leaders, organizations and Nations, Eva is presently pursuing a PhD in Leadership and Strategic Studies. Apart from an impeccable excellent communication and interpersonal skills that allow her work

well with others to achieve quality team objectives in a timely manner,

she  have been trained in a

few media related courses one of

which is Basic presentation and production and Digital Communication and Video Production

Eva Chinedu

Media & Communications Intern

Highly efficient graduate of International Relations elations and Diplomacy, skilled and experienced in assisting and resolving administrative problems and inquiries and preparing a range of administrative documents. Able to apply administrative skills to practice and yeild excellent results. Proven ability to deliver on demanding tasks without compromise to quality. Passionate about self development and youth empowerment.

Emmanuelle Watagire

Admin/HR Assistant