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Dr. Stella Benaiah Agege (Chair, Board of Trustees)

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Dr. Stella Agege serves as Chairman on the Women Supporting Women Network Board of Trustees.
As a Women advocate, passionate about helping women maximise their potential, she believes women should be empowered and not marginalised from the institutions that shape their lives.
She promotes gender equality and inclusion, educates women on breaking biases and stereotypes, as well as supports projects and participates in programmes advancing the dignity of women.
Dr. Agege holds a first degree in Microbiology from the University of Port Harcourt, Master of Science degree from the University of Liverpool, UK, Master of Public Administration from University of Lagos and a
PhD in Management (Leadership and Organisational Change) from Walden university, Minnesota, USA.
She started her career in a multinational Oil and Gas company as a Crude Oil and Gas Analyst for seven years. Afterwards, she worked as Human Resources Officer for ten years. She became a manager in the Human Resources department for five years and at present, Manager, Nigerian Content Capacity Building.
Dr. Stella is an expert in various leadership and management concepts. She developed a conceptual framework to manage a high performance team, managing difficult people and managing change in organisation.