Princess Asha Okojie CEO AfriQtalk Consult Emerges For Ace Award 2022 - ACE CELEBRITIES MAGAZINE


Monday, May 23, 2022

Princess Asha Okojie CEO AfriQtalk Consult Emerges For Ace Award 2022

The Brilliance Profile of Princess Asha Okojie
Following a ten-year career in entertainment and media, Amb. Princess Asha Okojie worked as a media consultant for the former Ambassador/Consul General of Nigeria, Geoffrey Teneilabe during former President Jonathan Goodluck's administration at the Nigeria Consulate in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 17 Southeastern States of the United States and territories, during former President Jonathan Goodluck's administration, where she used cultural competence as a form of diplomacy to facilitate bilateral trade and investment in the U.S. and African diasporas while promoting culture.

Princess Asha, Okojie hails from a family of politicians and social activists. She is the granddaughter of King Ogbidi Okojie of the Uromi dynasty (1857–February 3, 1944), a king of the Esan people in what is now Nigeria's Edo State who is still renowned for his defiance to British control. She is also the niece of Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, Nigeria's first Esan Catholic Cardinal, and late politician Chief Anthony Enahoro, who launched the self-government movement in 1953, leading to Nigeria's independence on October 1, 1960.

She is the CEO of AfriQtalk Consult (Investment and Trade Facilitation Firm) and AfriQtalk Media (Branding Entertainment, Media/Corporate Event Management), as well as the Executive Producer and Director of Let Talk Africa (An Online Radio Blog and Talk Show). Founder and President of the Festival of Arts and Cultural Expo, Global Leadership and Honors (FACE), a non-profit social and cultural organization with affiliates throughout North America, Africa, and Europe that promotes cultural diplomacy, empowerment, trade, and investment. She is also a publicist for a number of high-profile clients, musicians, and celebrities, and is known as "Africa's Oprah."

Princess Asha, a voice to be reckoned with, a team player known for strategic alliances, marketing partnerships, co-branding Initiatives and collaborations with selected organizations and diplomatic communities, and her passion to bridge the achievement and educational gap for sustainable development in Africa, has named as one of the emerging African leaders, media personality, and cultural ambassador in the U.S.

Under Princess Asha's leadership, her company, AfriQtalk Consult has provided media coverage for President Muhammadu Buhari’s first visits to the U.S, Washington, D.C. Co-hosted President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Atlanta, GA. Conducted press interviews at the Annual Export and Import Bank conference (EXIM), Washington, DC, and Oil Technology Conference (OTC), Houston, TX . Organizing corporate/group events at United Nations General Assembly, New York, entertainment consultancy for VHI, CNN, The Dr. Phil Show, and coverage of meetings/press conferences at the Georgia Senate Chambers, Carter Center, and former Mayor Kasim Reed’s office of International Affairs, Atlanta, GA to name a few.

Princess Asha has used her platform as President of FACE (FACE Global Leadership and HONORS) to recognize people in Africa, the United States, and the African Diaspora for their extraordinary service and selflessness to humanity. She has also partnered with selected organizations to support small businesses, social and cultural institutions, and to promote culture, arts, tourism development, entrepreneurship, trade, and investment opportunities through philanthropic activities, conferences, forums, including training, workshops and exchanges programs, trade/medical missions, pageantry, awards, cultural activities, music concerts, and entertainment for the empowerment of youth, girls and women.

Amb. Princess Asha has consulted for private and public sectors, governmental agencies, embassies, consulates, diplomatic corps, and international communities to promote artisanship, entrepreneurship, and policies that would create investment/business opportunities for the development and maintenance of viable primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors in Nigeria as a Foreign Direct Investment Consultant. She also serves as a Life Coach and Publicist for a number of well-known celebrities, artists, personalities, and public figures. 

Her attention grabbing headlines has received international recognitions, and awards as a result of her extraordinary efforts, in trade promotions and freelance journalism. Using her Talk Show platform, Amb. Princess Asha has interviewed public figures and celebrities such as former President Jimmy Carter, Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, 2Face, Bracket, Kalu Ikeagwu, Blessing Egbe, and Olu Maintain, as well as members of the House of Representatives, senators, foreign service diplomats, authors, movie producers, community leaders, ambassadors, business/community leaders, government officials, and company executives, to name but a few.

This ex-beauty queen and model is not a fresh face to the entertainment industry, despite being regarded as one of Africa's emerging leaders, a media celebrity, and an international person in the African diaspora. She is a sickle cell illness advocate who is dedicated to conducting research in Nigeria to develop alternative traditional treatment for sickle cell disease. She enjoys poetry, inspirational quotations, travel, and mentoring in her leisure time. She is a kind humanitarian who believes in volunteerism and enjoys having a good time. Her love for promoting culture, indigenous music, investment, and business opportunities demonstrates her passion to serve society. 

Amb. Princess Asha has always demonstrated the passion, foresight, and commitment required to be ranked among the best. She is a media legend who was one of the first Africans to launch an online reality talk show channel on YouTube and Blog Talk Radio in 2009, ushering in a movement that changed online freelance journalism, new and conventional media in Africa and the African diaspora. In 2010 she was included into Stanford Who is Who in the U.S as a consequence of her remarkable achievements. The Brand Ambassador and mothers is an activist against gender inequality, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, and child marriage. Her charity efforts and engagement with women and youth have been recognized both locally and internationally when she was conferred a United Nations Economic and Social Council Ambassador (ECOSOC).

Princess Asha is one of North America's most sought-after foreign direct investment consultants. She has helped lead several fact-finding missions, promoting public-private partnerships (PPPs) and made-in-Africa initiatives, trade and investment to West African countries, and encouraging policies and practices that promote sustainable socioeconomic development and good governance for the development and preservation of viable primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors in Africa and the African Diaspora. 

This former model and beauty queen is no stranger to the entertainment world. She's graced the cover of magazines, appeared in numerous television commercials, and walked the runways for a number of fashion designers, as well as appearing in high-profile print publications, television, and radio talk shows. She has a lot of energy and is compassionate, caring, and fun-loving. Her creativity and love for culinary arts, which made her the youngest female entrepreneur of African descent to own the first African cuisine restaurant (Fashwill Kitchens) in College Park, GA, catering to celebrities like former NBA star Akeem Olajuwon and Who's Who in town, demonstrates her passion for culture, fashion, and indigenous music.

Her faith in God, her love of nature, and her family keep her going. She enjoys writing inspiring quotations, photojournalism, modeling, travel, and mentoring young women and girls in her leisure time. She holds a bachelor's degree in arts and a bachelor's degree in healthcare information management. Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Information Management in Nigeria, Board Member of THINK=>WEST Initiative (TWI) in Nigeria and The International Forum for Sickle-Celled in the Diaspora (INFORSID) in Germany, Advisory Committee Member of Women Empowerment Network (WOENET) in Nigeria, Stakeholder Member of the Nigerian Diaspora Diagnostic & Trauma Foundation (NDDTF) in the United States, and Member of National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC), and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) U.S.A.

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