Our Chief Executive

Elisha Attai is a strong advocate for the development and advancement of the African woman. He is the President/Founder of the African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) and the initiator/organiser of the famed African Women in Leadership Conference (AWLC), a global movement of Women of African descent changing the narratives of leadership in the world.

Elisha Attai holds a Master degrees in Public Administration and Music Technology with several years experience in public relations, music management, brand and business development /consultancy. He is also the Managing Director/CEO of Studio 115 Integrated Services, a Communication, Media/Public Relation and Brand Development Consultancy Services Company, producing premium content for Mnet (Africa Magic) for years. Elisha Attai is the Executive Director of HDF Projects International, a Leadership and Human Capacity Development Consultancy Services Company. His proven track record in transforming brands for success has shown in the phenomenal growth and relevance of the African Women Leadership Conference over the last nine years.

Elisha Attai is an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He is passionate about the development and advancement of his state and generously contribute his quota by applying his vast knowledge and experience in promoting the positive image of his state at home and abroad.

Elisha Attai have strong Christian ethics and immerse himself with many faith based activities. He is also involved with several charitable organisations and an active supporter and friend of LittleBigSouls, a charity for the care of premature babies born in Africa. He has professional associations with a number of organisations such as the Nigeria British Chamber of Commerce, the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta, the Performing Musician Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and the South African Culture and Tourism Bureau just to mention a few.

His philosophy of life is one that sees the world as big enough for everyone and a life dedidicated to giving through service and hardwork. It is evident in his personal motto – #ILiveSoICanGive – and his adoption of the SDG Goals; 5-Gender Equality, 8-Decent Work and Economic Growth, 10-Reduced Inequalities among countries, 16-Peace, Justice and strong institutions and 17-Global Partnership for sustainable development.

Elisha Attai a recipient of numerous awards globally. He was recently honoured by the Global Oved Dei Seminary & University in the United States with a Honorary Doctorate Degree for his commitment to gender-parity. The United Nations Women National Committee Canada honoured him as their Ambassador for his contributions to gender equality and women empowerment over the years.

Elisha Attai is a honarary citizen of the State of Georgia, USA, an ardent sports fan and he loves football. He live in Lagos with his beautiful wife Eno and four lovely children.

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