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Empowering Girls, Building Futures: A Journey of Impact and Advocacy

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Still in the spirit of International Women’s Day, Meet HRM Queenette Awukam, a woman on a mission to change lives and transform communities. As a former beauty queen, fashion connoisseur, and philanthropist, Queenette has dedicated her life to empowering girls and women across Africa through her foundation, the Queenette Awukam Foundation, and her luxury fashion brand, MANELUXE & Co.

 

Driven by her passion for social causes and her belief in the power of education, Queenette founded the Queenette Awukam Foundation in 2015. Her vision was simple yet profound: to uplift marginalized communities, particularly focusing on the education, empowerment, and enlightenment of the girl child in Nigeria. What started as a grassroots initiative has since blossomed into a beacon of hope for countless individuals, thanks to Queenette’s unwavering dedication and commitment.

 

Through a combination of educational outreach programs, scholarship opportunities, and advocacy efforts, the Queenette Foundation has made a tangible impact on the lives of girls and women across Nigeria. From providing access to quality education to fostering leadership skills and mentorship, Queenette and her team are dedicated to creating a brighter, more equitable future for all.

 

But Queenette’s impact extends beyond her foundation. As a seasoned stylist and entrepreneur, she has leveraged her expertise and influence to launch MANELUXE & Co, a luxury fashion brand with a mission to empower women through style and self-expression. With a diverse range of projects spanning e-commerce, agrotech, and entertainment, Queenette is a true visionary, constantly seeking new ways to make a difference in the world.

 

Despite facing challenges along the way, including resistance from conservative communities and the relentless pursuit of perfection, Queenette remains undeterred in her mission. Her advice to aspiring humanitarians is simple yet profound: “Service to humanity is the best form of service.” For Queenette, the journey may be challenging, but the rewards are immeasurable.

 

“Inspiring and empowering girls is not just a mission for me; it’s a calling,” says Queenette. “Together, we can create a world where every girl has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.”

 

Queenette stands as a ray of hope and inspiration in a world where the voices of girls and women are often marginalized. Through her foundation and her fashion brand, she is empowering girls, building futures, and leaving an indelible mark on the world. Join her on this journey of impact and advocacy, and together, let’s create a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

 

For more information about Queenette Awukam and her initiatives, visit the Queenette Awukam Foundation website at www.thehexagonproject.org.

 

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