A Business, Brand and Marketing Strategist
Uju Obuekwe is the business, brand and marketing strategist you seek when you want to win in life, career and business. Uju works with her clients through her signature Better You, Better Future, Better Business Coaching Programs, a step-by-step roadmap for personal brands, entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate organisations, looking for ways to increase brand awareness, generate leads, attract and retain their target audience and drive profitable growth.
Uju’s own career has been one bold move after the next. From her start in Law, to the banking and financial services sector before joining the marketing communications industry over a decade ago, she was determined to become a force in a sector that was not systematically designed for her to win. Now her mission is to promote and practice continuous development and improvement of self for the attainment of a better life, career and business. An entrepreneur at her core, she leveraged her years of corporate leadership experience, entrepreneurial expertise and marketing acumen in Co-Founding Platform Branding; an Award Winning Integrated Marketing Communications Firm.
Today, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Brand Management of Nigeria and Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants; an Alumna of the inaugural cohort of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) a leadership program for women across Africa, with a certificate in Corporate Innovation from the Stanford Graduate School of Business LEAD Program and a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management from the Enterprise Development Centre of Pan Atlantic University.
In 2019 she received the WEF Woman of Excellence Award at the Women Economic
Forum held in India and is Mentor of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, mentoring both early-stage and experienced professionals. She is the current Vice President of the EDC – Pan Atlantic University Alumni Association and the former National President of Federal Government College Enugu Old Students Association.
She was recently appointed into the Advisory Board of FLLO Biz Support (FBS) a social enterprise that provides Women SMEs with Finance and Advisory services. Uju is a charismatic and exceptional speaker who speaks internationally and across the country. Uju is also an author of two upcoming books; ‘Branding to Win’ How Ageless Principles Build Timeless Brands and ‘After the Break: A Returning Woman’s Guide to Work’. She has been featured in several publications and mediums, including; Press, Radio and TV.
She has become sought after for her ability to help clients become the best version of themselves, create the future they want, fulfil their career and entrepreneurial goals through her courses, books, speaking, coaching and consulting.