Inspirator @ Afrika is Rising Day, 27 October, Session Three
Inspirator @ Global Inspiration Day, 28 October, Session Two
Founder of Girls for Development Goals Foundation
Benedicta Chukwuyem Apuamah has a background in Pharmacy and is passionate about actualizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 3, 4 & 5. She considers herself a Public Health Enthusiast. Benedicta served as a ONE Champion (2017 & 2018) with ONE Campaign in Nigeria. She represented ONE in Nigeria & Africa at the ONEYouthSummit in Brussels where her presentation earned her a standing ovation from ONE CEO & President, Gayle Smith & other Youth Ambassadors across Europe. She is Founder, Girls for Development Goals Foundation where she enlightens girls on Sexual Reproductive Health (SRHR) utilizing the SDG templates. Her projects include “A Love Letter to Myself” & “Advocacy Against Teenage Pregnancy” amongst others. Her ongoing project is tagged the Bloody Cup Campaign in which she’s partnering with OrganiCup Denmark to carry out a survey on the usage and acceptance of Menstrual Cups amongst women and girls in Nigeria (Using a Case Study of 6 selected States from the geopolitical zones in Nigeria).
She is The Futures Project 2020 Finalist with her FlyGirl Green Menstruation Project where she’s working to launch a Period Kit to serve especially underprivileged women and girls including those living with disabilities. She’s a 2019 WYSE ILP Brazil Alumni being the only Nigerian Delegate at a training that gathered 26 participants across 16 countries in Sao Paulo, Brazil (Jan 6th to 17th 2019). She was a Chairperson at the just concluded Taniania International Model UN Conference 2019 & she is the Director on the board of Benny&Freddy, a Limited Liability Company that produces Sustainable and eco-friendly period Products. She is currently the Program Manager at JDPC Issele-Uku, FASTER Project in Delta State, Nigeria. She is a goal setter and go-getter and strongly believes that in the near future she’d consult for the UN to advance Global Public Health in Africa.
Twitter: @BennyYem Facebook: Benedicta Uweru-Apuamah
Instagram: @benedictauweru LinkedIn: Benedicta Uweru A