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Turning Interest Into Action

Upward African Woman (UAW) is a California-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization, founded in 2014 with a goal to empower women, giving them and their children an opportunity for a better life. 

Mission Statement

UAW is committed to establishing and supporting sustainable programs to tackle poverty, illiteracy, disease, and hopelessness in order to improve the general well being of the African woman and child. 

 


 

 WHO WE ARE

Since our founding in 2013, Upward African Woman has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

MEET OUR TEAM

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PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

 MONALISA OKOJIE

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AINEAKHO OJIOR

SECRETARY

NORMA DALKE

MEMBER

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UCHE NWUDE

TREASURER

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DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AFFAIRS

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JUNIOR TEAM

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JUNIOR TEAM

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JUNIOR TEAM

880 W. First Street,  Suite 313
Los Angeles, California 90012

+1.213.471.2310

©2019 by Upward African Woman.