Egonu Tessy Nkechi, is a lawyer, serial entrepreneur and a Philanthropist. She is the founder of Queentrepreneur Women’s Foundation, which carries out various projects within Abuja and its environs on empowering young kids, through various outreaches such as: virtual training, excursion, book clubs and mentoring the kids. This is to broaden the minds of the young kids views and encourage them that there is more to school than just attending classes.

According to Tessy, “Children in rural and underserved communities in Africa are being left behind as they are not equipped to adapt or transition to new methods of learning.” Beyond educating young children, Tessy is passionate on women empowerment, mental health advocacy through the digital platform. Tessy advise to other young change makers “Now is the right time to start something, help someone or be a the change you look for”

Through her initiative, queentrepreneur women foundation, Tessy anticipate collaborating with both local and international organization to achieve its goals of helping young children and women in Nigeria and hopefully Africa as a whole.Tessy and her organization shall be supported by Global Youth Network and its partner for this award iDixcover Opportunities for one year free promotion, connection to possible funding opportunities and many others. Join us in celebrating her.

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