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Untold Impact-Women

This episode highlights 3 various ways women are disenfranchised. Through employment, Sexual and Gender Based Violence, and Women in Politics. It also highlights the role of Civil Society Organizations in advocacy for Gender equality in addressing women as marginalized groups.

  • Efua Edeh
  • Tony Akami
  • Efua Edeh
  • Ikhide Elens Eigbokhan
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    14 minutes 24 seconds
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    October 26, 2022
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  • Untold Impact Pre-Screening
    January 26, 2023
    Untold Impact Screening Premiere
    Official Screening
Director Biography - Efua Edeh

Ehizefua (Efua) Edeh is currently a Development Consultant, researcher, teacher and public speaker who works to empower organizations institutionally, to advocate for change in democracy in their chosen thematic areas.

As the founder and Chief Development Officer of Social Impact Consulting formerly Trullyunique Limited, she teaches seminars to ensure organizations are able to realize the power within to enact change in society. In addition, she inspires and encourages individuals through personalized coaching and development to become the leaders of the 21st century. Efua received her B.S. in Chemistry from Saint Xavier University, Chicago and her M.B.A. in Public Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. In addition, she received a First Bank Sustainability Certificate from Lagos Business School, and a Social Sector Management Certificate from the Enterprise Development Center. Efua is also a founding member of the United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations, an alliance that brings diverse organizations in Illinois to address systemic issues of oppression to people of color. She also worked with the Target Area Development Corporation (Chicago) senior team to spread the alliance to Indiana and Michigan.

As a consultant, Efua has worked with clients including the National Democratic Institute, Chemonics International, DevTech Systems, and many more, providing technical support to Nonprofit Organizations around Nigeria providing support in Program Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Advocacy and Institutional strengthening. She created an Advocacy curriculum used in multiple countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Efua has also facilitated strategy sessions to ensure activities are connected to a holistic goal to engage marginalized groups in the electoral process, anti-corruptions and other thematic areas in Nigeria.

Through the inspiring work of Nigerians around the country, Efua is a content creator and capacity strengthening for nonprofit organizations, and interviews Development Experts regarding how they started and run successful organizations. This enables knowledge exchange in the Civic space in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, she produced and directed the content of the Anambra State elections in 2017, and Civil Society’s collaborative effort in Voter Education through the “Vote Not Fight” campaign. Currently, she produced a multi-part documentary UNTOLD IMPACT, the role of Civil Society in Development.

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Director Statement

As a female filmmaker, this episode hits home. Talking with Civic experts with supporting B-footage enabled me to address issues that affect women in Nigeria.