A 27-year-old Nigerian, Onyedikachi Ekwerike has been named among the recipients of the 2018 Global Leaders Fellowship for new and emerging nonprofit executives.
The Global Leaders Fellowship is an exclusive leadership development programme awarded to deserving new and emerging nonprofit executives aged 25-35.
According to a statement released by NonprofitCoach, a California based organization which specializes in leadership coaching for nonprofit leaders, criteria for selection for the 2018 fellows was based on nonprofit leadership, diversity, participation, merit and financial need.
Ekwerike founded the Postpartum Support Network Africa (PSN Africa), a nonprofit organization which works to raise awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in Africa. He was named among other 10 recipients from countries like Tunisia, Kenya, El Savador, India, Afghanistan, Romania,
Ekwerike, a clinical psychologist founded PSN Africa in 2016 to raise awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in Africa