ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye

Country Director, Girl Effect Nigeria

ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye is the Country Director at Girl Effect Nigeria. A Development Sociologist with over 21 years’ experience in building Civil Society Organisations’ (CSOs) capacity, training, good governance, budget reform, migration, networking, HIV/AIDS, project design and management, monitoring and evaluation, public policy and gender mainstreaming.

Aniagolu-Okoye is the former Country Director of Oxfam in Nigeria and former Director at Canadian International Development Agency Programme Support Unit in Nigeria. She is also a former lecturer at the University College Cork and a Researcher at the Centre for European Social Research. She also has numerous consulting experiences with such agencies as the European Union, Action Aid, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and UNIFEM.

Aniagolu-Okoye holds the following degrees from University College Cork Ireland, PhD in Sociology and MA in Sociology. She also holds a BSc, Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Nigeria.

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