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Blessing Irabor

Ms. Irabor is an accomplished entrepreneur, an advocate on issues that affect women. She is highly respected in the business community for her leadership skills, intellect and creativity. Her personal accolades and professional achievements are extensive. She has acquired a diverse body of knowledge, which covers most aspects of life.

She serves as the Deputy coordinator, NACCIMA Business Women Group (NAWORG), Edo State chapter. She is also the Project Leader for Agricultural and Business Linkages for Economic-development (ABLE) in the Niger-Delta (a project set-up to help build capacity of farmers and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in order to create access to funding and opportunities at the local and international markets). She is also the initiator of One Community/One Project, an initiative aimed at building one cottage industry in each community across the nation.

She is also the President of Blissomo Foundation which is focused on driving economic growth and sustainable intervention through agricultural value chain and fashion especially for women and youths. She is actively involved, in different advocacy initiatives like ‘Make Agricultural Policy Work’ and ‘Street Children Equality Rights’ in Edo state, Nigeria. 

 

She participates actively albeit in leadership positions, in numerous professional organizations and government agencies in different capacities.