Val Okafor

Leadership Development Consultant, Transformational Speaker, and Social Innovator in Nigeria

Val Okafor

Leadership Development Consultant, Transformational Speaker, and Social Innovator in Nigeria

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Val Okafor is a Leadership and Productivity Strategist. He's a Transformational Speaker and Social Innovator who possesses an unwavering commitment to catalysing exponential growth for individuals and organizations alike. His practical knowledge transcends mere information, providing invaluable wisdom that generates tangible results.

At The Val Okafor Company, he serves as the Executive Director and training consultant, delivering value-based leadership development and personal effectiveness training programs. With an ardent belief in Africa's prosperity driven by its own people, he served as Outreach and Events Lead at Grand Africa Initiative, a distinguished Pan-African nongovernmental organization empowering young African men and women in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.

His contributions extend beyond his professional endeavors. As a Nigerian youth SDGs Champion, African Change Makers fellow, Commonwealth Open Source Leader, fellow of the YALI Regional Leadership Conference West Africa, and proud ambassador of the Fela Durotoye Leadership Network, he embodies a deep commitment to making a lasting impact on society.

His remarkable impact in the leadership development of African youths has garnered him numerous accolades and recognitions. Notable among these are the Award of Achievement from the 234 Project, Texas, USA, for his successful execution of a social intervention project benefiting underprivileged school children in Onuiyi community, Nsukka local government area of Enugu State, Nigeria. He has also been nominated for the prestigious first Baba Isa Award for his influential work in Education and social good. Jamie Pajoel International has honored him with the Young Leader Award, while the International Internship University, India, bestowed upon him the Innovative Young Africans Award.

Val's unyielding passion for Nation Building and Human Capital Development, particularly in developing nations worldwide, is palpable. He firmly believes that by allowing one's own light to shine, the ripple effect empowers others to do the same.

He is not just a leader; he is a catalyst for transformation, an advocate for progress, and an inspiration to all those who strive to make a meaningful difference in the world.

  • Work
    • THE VAL OKAFOR COMPANY
  • Education
    • University of Nigeria Nsukka