- VV Visionaries Fellow, 2022 – Issued by Vital Voices in partnership with Estée Lauder Emerging Leaders Fund · Aug 2022
The VV Visionaries program in partnership with the Estée Lauder Emerging Leaders Fund (ELELF), the charitable fund of Estée Lauder, to support the next generation of emerging leaders who are redefining leadership in their everyday lives.
The VV Visionaries program invests in trailblazing women by increasing their access to leadership training and the networks that sustain them.
This signature program will champion women leaders across diverse sectors, industries, and experiences who want to create positive social impact in their communities and beyond.
- Outstanding achievement in Healthcare, 2022 – Issued by Women in Management (WIM), in collaboration with Sri Lankan Business Council in UAE and Equality Alliance UK,
Top 50 Global Professional & Career Women Awards – Dubai 2022 by Women in Management (WIM), in collaboration with Sri Lankan Business Council in UAE and Equality Alliance UK,
The awards highlight and honor women in the national and regional economy and celebrate their achievements, experience and creativity in leading their institutions, professions and businesses in an efficient and effective manner. They have seized opportunities and overcome challenges.
- Inspiring Woman Series for championing mental health advocacy in the past decade – Issued by Business Day · Dec 2021
In celebrating 10years of Inspiring Woman Series, 10 awards were selected for various impact that some Nigerian women have been doing consistently for 10years and beyond.
Honored with the Mental Health Advocacy Award for Championing Mental Health in the past decade in Nigeria and by extension Africa.
- Aspen New Voices Fellow January 2021 – Aspen Institute
Among the 25 Aspen New Voices joining a community of passionate, frontline experts from the Africa, Asia, and Latin America who are changing the global health & development conversation.
These experts are focused on issues from mental health, to vaccine development, to climate change, to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The fellowship trains standout development professionals in media and communications skills to share perspectives with global audiences.
- Exquisite Lady Of the Year Eloy Foundation, Dec 2020
Exquisite Lady Of the Year (ELOY) Recognition Award For Healthcare Professional. This is for the outstanding role played by a healthcare professional in changing the narrative in the health sector.
- 60 Women Champions As Nigeria Turned 60, 2020 Business Day, Nigeria, Oct 2020
Recognized as one of the 60 WOMEN CHAMPIONS and Change makers in Nigeria and by extension in Africa working for a better Nigeria and making a difference as Nigeria turned 60years on 1st, October 2020.
- Nigeria’s #50 Most Inspiring Women, 2019, Business Day – Mar 2019.
Honoured to be named as one of Nigeria’s 50 most inspiring women by Business Day.
- Doci Healthcare, Nigeria’s Most Inspiring Female Physician, Mar 2019
Honored to be named as one of the most inspiring female Physicians by Doci healthcare.
- Investing In Women, UK. Nominee, 7 Wonder Women Award, Mar 2019
Honored to be one of the nominees of the 7 wonder women award by Investing In Women, UK.
- Her Network Woman Of The Year Award For Healthcare, Dec 2018
HER NETWORK is a global networking platform created to connect, inspire and encourage women of diverse strata of life to help one another grow.
- Global Ties Network – Top 10 Finalists For Global Ties U.S – IVLP Alumni Award for Social Innovation and Change, Dec 2018
The Global Ties Network 1961 has been helping to tackle some of the biggest global challenges by fostering relationships through international exchange programs. The Global Ties Network has supported the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) of which I am an alumnus.
- Most Inspiring Women: Leading Ladies Africa – Africa’s #100, Mar 2018
Honored to be named as one of Africa’s #100 Most Inspiring Women by Leading Ladies Africa.
- Nigeria’s Outstanding Women Under 50, Vanguard Allure Newspaper – Mar 2018
Honored to be named as one of the outstanding women under 50 by Vanguard Allure Newspaper.
- Alumnus, International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), Oct 2017
The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ premier professional exchange program. The IVLP builds mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through short-term visits to the U.S. for current and emerging foreign leaders. Our project was on SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION.
- Icon Of Societal Transformation – Issued by Northern Youth Initiative For Peace And Good Governance · Sep 2017
Award of excellence as Gimbiya Matasan Arewa by the northern youth initiative for peace and good governance in recognition for the immense contribution towards nation building, human development, health development and youth empowerment for the benefit of Nigeria at large
- City Champion Award – Weconnect Nigeria, Mar 2017
The City Champion Award was given to women during International women’s day by Weconnect International (Nigeria branch) for taking BOLD STEPS that are creating BOLD CHANGES. This appreciation award was presented to me by Forbes richest black woman, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija and it was well received and appreciated.
- Ashoka Changemakers/MasterCard Foundation, Jun 2016
The Ashoka Changemakers are proven leaders and social entrepreneurs, who have been identified to be solving one or more social problems in their society.
- Vital Vocies Grow, Vital Voices Fellow, May 2016
The VV GROW Fellowship is a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increase their leadership impact. Through global and regional online and in-person trainings, fellows focus on strategy and long-term business value paired with action-oriented plans. They amplify their role as leaders in their businesses and their communities to create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth and produce wider social benefits.
It’s a journey in my pursuit for greatness. Join me as I walk the talk ….
- Cherie Blair Foundation Awardee – Issued by CHERIE BLAIR FOUNDATION, Mar 2016
Road to Women’s Business Growth is a collaborative venture designed to build the business skills and financial literacy of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria. As part of this initiative, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women with its partners carried out research to assess the needs of women owners of small businesses in Nigeria. The research concluded that they need a greater understanding of a range of finance aspects to help manage and grow their businesses. This includes improved skills in issues such as managing cash flow, undertaking market analysis, determining financial needs, choosing financial products and understanding loan processes and requirements. The project trained 500 women owners of small businesses in financial literacy and investment readiness over six weeks. I am HAPPY to be a graduate of the 1st COHORT 1 of this great programme.
- TEF AWARDEE – Issued by TONY ELUMELU ENTERPRENUERSHIP PROGRAMME, #TEEP · Mar 2016
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) is the flagship entrepreneurship programme of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, founded by the entrepreneur, respected investor and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu.
The pan-African programme is inspired by the Founder’s:
Inclusive economic philosophy of Africapitalism, based on the belief that a vibrant African-led private sector is the key to unlocking Africa’s economic and social potential,
Commitment to drive African economic growth through the fostering of African entrepreneurship,
Mission to institutionalise luck and create an environment where home-grown pan-African companies in various sectors can flourish.
I’m PROUD to be among the #TEF2016 AWARDEES…
- Ambassador For Peace – THE WOMEN’S FEDERATION FOR WORLD PEACE, Sep 2015
The Women’s Federation For World Peace is proud to announce Dr. Maymunah Kadiri as one of their #AmbassadorForPeace. The Women’s Federation for World Peace International (WFWPI) supports a network of National WFWP Chapters in over 120 nations that are dedicated to empowering women with “the knowledge, the tools and the support needed to create #peace at #home, peace in our #communities, our #nations and throughout the #world.
- Humanitarian Service Award, Sep 2015 – ROTARY CLUB OF AJARA,
I’m dedicating this #Humanitarian #service #award from #Rotary #club of Ajara to everyone suffering from psychological/mental illness and to their lovely #family members and friends that have been part of their pathway to recovery. Thanks to the Rotary Club of Ajara.
- INTERNATIONAL FELLOW – Issued by AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION · May 2015
American Psychiatric Association (APA),is the largest gathering for PSYCHIATRISTS in the WORLD. This reputable association inducts new members from all over the world during its annual meeting as FELLOWS.
At the 168th APA Annual Meeting which held in Toronto, 2015, yours truly was among the newly inducted fellows.
It’s all about Medical Leadership for the Mind, Brain and Body..
- CEIBS Organizational Impact Award – Issued by China European International Business School, CEIBS · Mar 2015
Organizational Impact Award for Mental Health Advocacy through our NGO platform, S.P.E.A.K.O.U.T. INITIATIVE. This involves creating awareness and public enlightenment on psychological, emotional, behavioural, and mental health related issues in schools, religious organizations, and to the general public.
The goal is to minimize and completely eradicate DISCRIMINATION and STIGMA associated with people living with mental illnesses and their families. Also, to help them seek for help (psychological and other treatment modalities) from the RIGHT place, RIGHT person and the RIGHT time.
We also have talk shows on various radio and television stations nationwide.
Remember, HEALTH IS WEALTH and there is NO HEALTH WITHOUT MENTAL HEALTH.
Be an ADVOCATE today!
- Youwin Awardee: Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN, Jul 2013
For an exceptional, inspiring, job-creating business plan in a grey area of medicine.
- Goldman Sachs Fellow: Goldman Sachs, NY, Aug 2012
Associated with Enterprise Development Center, Pan Atlantic University
- Young Psychiatrist Award, Aug 2011
In recognition of my outstanding leadership and performance in the field of psychological and mental health, I was selected for a Course on the Development of Leadership and Professional Skills for Young Psychiatrists in year 2011, a World Health Organization affiliated programme.