Maria Udoh

Program Officer

Maria Udoh

Maria Ofonime Udoh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Resource Management from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). She is an enthusiastic and result oriented individual with strong work ethics and credible management and team leadership skills. Maria is a 2020 LeNNIB Champion. Maria is also a member of the British Council Active Citizen that organise social action projects in local communities.

Maria has over 7 years of professional experience cutting across community development and youth mobilisation projects having served as a SKILLZ Girl volunteer with Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) as an advocate for sexual reproductive health and rights, HIV and malaria prevention to adolescents across various disadvantage communities in Lagos State.

Maria is presently the centre coordinator at the Hello Lagos Youth Friendly Centre in Agege – a youth arm of the Lagos State Ministry of Health. The centre was created to engage both in-school and out-of-school adolescents in SRHRs information and life coping skills. Maria is very committed and passionate about youth empowerment to improve the quality of life among adolescent and foster them in making informed behovely life choices.

Maria seeks more opportunities for capacity development to increase her impact in the lives of adolescents especially those living in hard-to-reach communities.

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