• With Governor
  • Med Mission
  • Surgery
  • Washington DC Pink and Black Affair
  • Youth Development
  • New Orleans Outing
  • Youth Development
  • Medical Mission
  • Medical Mission
  • Breast Cancer
 
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Hon. Bridget Obi

Nigeria Coordinator, ASA Women USA


Hon Mrs Bridget Obi is from Okija in Ihiala Local Government of Anambra State. A former Hon. Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development. Currently the Executive Director of Children of the Farmers Club an NGO that promote better livelihood for rural farm communities.She is also the National Coordinator for Women and Family Affair Committee (WFAC) of World Igbo Congress to name but a few.Her passion is to see women empowered to make right decision and life style that promote better living.She is encouraged by the sacrifice ASA Women USA team have been making for Ala Igbo.



 Chief (Mrs.) Tina Uche Uzoma-Eziefule

National Assist. Publicity Secretary, ASA Women USA


Chief (Mrs.) Tina Uche Uzoma-Eziefule (Lolo Ugoenyi) currently serves as the National Assistant Publicity Secretary of ASA Women USA and is affiliated with ASA Women, Houston. She is a daughter of Ihiala in Anambra State Nigeria, a wife in Abba, Imo State Nigeria. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from The University of Texas. Lolo Uzoma-Eziefule has worked as a Registered Nurse for many years and currently runs her own Home Health Agency in Houston, Texas. She has held leadership positions in various organizations in Houston, Texas.

Lady Vivian Umeugo
National Financial Secretary, ASA Women USA


Lady Vivian Umeugo is originally from Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State of Nigeria.
She is a registered nurse by profession at a Master's degree level.
She is a member of ASA Women USA and also belong to Amichi Association in USA.
She is very open minded, task oriented and a good team player.
She loves community service and have always wanted to give back to her community in any way that she can. She has always participated in the ASA Women USA Annual Cancer walk in Maryland for the past 5 years and was very involved in the last walk on April 26th 2014.

She is very grateful for the opportunity to serve and help this wonderful organization achieve its goals.


Dr Clara Ada Ogbaa 

National Project Director, ASA Women USA


Dr. Clara Ada Ogbaa is currently the Director of Library Services of Gateway Community College, New Haven, Connecticut. Most recently, she was the Head of Reference and Instructional Services at Texas State University, San Marcos.


She was an Associate Professor and theCoordinator of Library Instruction at Southern Connecticut State University, New Dr. Clara Ada Ogbaa Haven. Dr. Ogbaa was also a lecturer for eight years at former Imo State University, Okigwe from 1982 to 1990 and a pioneer NCE graduate in English, Igbo Language & Literature, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri. She has been an Igbo community activist, a former President of Igbo Women Association of Connecticut and Vice -President of Igbo People’s currently serves as the Assistant Secretary of ASA Women USA. Congress of Austin Texas. Dr. Ogbaa holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership, Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, and a Bachelor’s degree in English.

Mrs. Josephine Nne Okoronkwo-Onor

National General Secretary, ASA Women USA


Mrs. Josephine Nne Okoronkwo-Onor currently serves as the National General Secretary of ASA Women USA.

Okoronkwo-Onor has served in numerous leadership positions in the Nigerian community in the USA on both local and national levels including, National Association of Nigerian Women for Excellence, USA, Inc., (NANE), Organization of Nigerian Professionals, USA Inc., (ONP USA), and the Association of Nigerians in New Orleans. 

She served on the Board of Louisiana African
Trade/Culture Commission, and the Editor-in-Chief, Arise: Portraits of Nigerian Women for Excellence, USA. Okoronkwo-Onor has been in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education for over twenty five years. She currently serves as the Director for Student Development Center, Southern University at Orleans. A recipient of numerous awards including Leadership 2000, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Inc., Presidential Award, Association of Nigerians in New Orleans, African Achiever Award, African Focus Inc., International Educator of the Year, USAfrica, she began her higher education at Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, with an NCE in English/Igbo, a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude), English Language, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, and a Master of Education, Guidance and Counseling, Loyola University, New Orleans and currently pursing her terminal degree.

An Arochukwu, Abia State indigene, she is married to Dr. Gabriel I. Onor of Nise. She is a proud mother and grandmother. 


Lady Ugo Nweke, BSN, RN.

National Vice President, ASA Women USA

 

An alumnus of Texas Woman's University Houston Texas Medical Center.

Nurse Educator Texas State Supported Living Center Richmond.

Board Member Texas State Supported Living Centers Nurse Educators Work Group.

Chairman Policy and Procedure Committee, Texas State Supported Living Center Richmond.

President ASA Women Houston.

Mother of 4 handsome boys.

Wife of Chief Sabi Nweke(Ogbuefi Onyewee).

Also known as "Ngalakwesili" in my community.


Dr (Mrs.) Anthonia Uche Umeh, National President & Founder of ASA Women USA


Dr. (Mrs.) Anthonia Uche Umeh is from Amichi town in Nnewi South, LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria and married
to Chief Celestine Umeh (Nwafenna Amichi); they are blessed with three wonderful children. An alumnus of
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) with a degree in Industrial Chemistry and Howard University, Washington, D.C with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Dr. Umeh currently serves as the Pediatric Clinical Manager, Pharmacy Department at Georgetown University Hospital (GUH) in Washington, DC. A recipient of Dr. (Mrs.) Anthonia Uche Umeh numerous awards from Georgetown, including the NICU Employee of the year 2003, and honored Georgetown Star Magazine in March 2011 for providing Charity Care Across the Globe, she serves as a member of various leadership committees at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Umeh currently serves as the National President/Founder of Anambra State Association, Women in the USA (ASA Women-USA) with five affiliate chapters in Washington D.C, Houston, New Orleans, Massachusetts and Connecticut. She presented a paper at the ASA World Economic Summit in Awka, Anambra State, August 2011. Dr. Umeh has received numerous civic awards, including, Igbo Ambassador Award by Igbo Film Forum (IFF), Nollywood, December, 2011. Dr. Umeh is very passionate about Women’s health everywhere, but specifically in Anambra State, Nigeria where she is embarking on Free Maternal Health, Breast and Cervical Cancer Medical Mission to Anambra State (June 28th thru July 7, 2012).

Her interest in women’s health is reflected in the various leadership positions she has held including,
former Chairperson for ASA USA Women and Children Committee where she executed successful Breast Cancer Medical Missions in 2009 and 2010 to 16 towns in Anambra State; secured partnerships with Georgetown University Hospital, Division of Breast Surgery, Washington D.C and other organizations; secured and donated two mammography machines to Anambra State. For her dedication and service, she was recognized with these awards: Honorary Award by the Anambra State Commissioner for Health, 2009 and 2010, and ASA USA Award of Merit in Chicago 2010.

A former President of the ASA, Women’s Wing of ASA DC and current President of ASA Women of Washington, DC (ASAWW), she executed successful visits to Anambra State Motherless Baby’s Homes in 5 towns (2007-2008) and hosted the first Youth Empowerment Through Education Fundraising Gala in Washington D.C 2011 with implementation goal in 2012.

Dr. Umeh currently serves as the DSG/Chairwoman of the Igbo World Assembly (IWA) Women and Children Institute where the proposed project is on the micro-credit financing and the micro-enterprises equipments for underprivileged community women and widows in the 7 Igbo speaking communities in Nigeria (Abia, Anioma, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo and River State). The project seeks to alleviate poverty experienced by underprivileged women and widows.
 
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