Dr. (Mrs.) Momah Osahunwense Julie's exceptional prowess, profound knowledge, and unwavering leadership acumen have been the cornerstones of her remarkable journey. Currently serving as the dynamic Zonal Director of the Southwest region for the National Board for Technology Incubation, she has played an instrumental role in guiding nascent entrepreneurs within the Southwest geopolitical zone and across Nigeria, navigating the initial challenges of transforming innovative research and developmental outcomes into thriving enterprises.
Born in 1967, Julie embarked on her scholastic journey at the Salvation Army Primary School, where she pursued her primary education from 1973 to 1979. She continued her educational voyage at the New Era Girls Secondary School, and later secured her A’ Level certification from the esteemed St Gregory College in 1984. Guided by an unyielding commitment to excellence, she earned a BSc in Political Science from Lagos State University in 1991.
Dr. Momah's intellectual curiosity led her to the University of Lagos, where she attained a Master's Degree in International Law and Diplomacy between 1992 and 1994. Fueled by an insatiable drive for knowledge and growth, she further augmented her educational portfolio with a Post Graduate Diploma in Technology Management from Obafemi Awolowo University (2001-2002). This pursuit culminated in the prestigious conferral of an honorary Doctor of Technology Management (Honoris Causa) by Commonwealth University in 2020.
Her quest for expertise knows no bounds, as evidenced by her participation in a series of specialized programs with internationally renowned institutions such as London Graduate School, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, The World Bank, Brazilian Association of Science Parks and Business Incubators, Torch High Tech Industrial Development Center (China), and NEGEV Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development (Israel), among others.
In the realm of professional engagement, Dr. Julie Momah has served as an esteemed International Consultant on Incubation Management and Network. Furthermore, her association with Cisco has seen her contribute significantly to their facilitation efforts, both within and beyond the African continent.
Presently, Dr. Momah assumes the pivotal role of Chairperson at the Africa Incubation Network, an organization dedicated to catalyzing entrepreneurial innovation. Concurrently, she holds the distinguished position of Vice President at the Institute of Certified Business Consultants, Nigeria (ICBC), wherein she channels her expertise towards nurturing technology-based enterprises and cottage industries and also a technical partner of the Research and Innovation Systems for Africa a project implemented by Adam smith international funded by the UK government—a commitment spanning over two decades.
Passionate about fostering ICT entrepreneurship, empowering the youth, and spearheading innovation, Dr. Momah is a fervent advocate for proudly Nigerian goods and services. Her resolute dedication to breaking gender stereotypes and promoting diversity is a testament to her unique stature as one of the few female leaders in a predominantly male-dominated landscape. She fervently encourages women to excel in traditionally male-centric domains of business.
Dr. Julie Momah's professional affiliations encompass esteemed bodies, including her fellowship with the Institute of Certified Business Consultants, Nigeria (ICBC), Institute of Corporate Marketing & Management of Nigeria, Institute of Administrators and Researcher of West Africa and her membership with the advisory board of D.K Olukoya Central Research & Reference Laboratories at the University of Lagos.
Her remarkable journey has been adorned with accolades, including the Global Lifetime Achievers International Gold Award, the Nigeria Television Authority (Channel 10) Award of Excellence, the Noble Global News Magazine Noble Award, and the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Commendation Award, among others.
On a personal note, Dr. Julie Momah's thriving leadership is paralleled by her role as a nurturing mother. Happily married and blessed with four children, she seamlessly embodies both maternal dedication and exceptional leadership.
In essence, Dr. (Mrs.) Julie Momah stands as an embodiment of visionary leadership, innovative thought, and resolute empowerment—a trailblazer who continues to shape the landscape of technological advancement and entrepreneurial success.
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