“Ensuring the safety and respect of women and children is essential to the equitability of a society. It is our collective human right.”- AmamOnyerinma.
Dr. Ama Onyerinma, affectionately known as Dr. Ama, is the intentionally driven visionary behind the Live Abundantly!® brand. She is a passionate and outspoken advocate for women and children’s rights who firmly believes in the power of education in changing the lives of those who are marginalised by poverty, violence, inequality and exploitation.
She is dedicated to the Live Abundantly!® mission of undertaking prevalent issues affecting the well-being of women and children from child labour and marriage to human trafficking and violence by offering innovative concepts and solutions which can shift the perception and future of women and children. She campaigns for the protection of the rights of all citizens and educates that the opportunity to live with dignity, hope and respect is essential for prosperity of citizens in an inclusive society.
Dr. Ama is an avant-garde, thought-provoking and engaging speaker who believes changes in cultural and religious attitudes towards women and children is critical to promoting participation and a sense of viability in the community. She campaigns for education, equality, health and safety of the vulnerable members of society who should participate in their personal development and that of the community and society at large.
She created Live Abundantly!® as a platform for positive social change and community engagement. ‘The Voice’ and social change coach emphasises the importance of the protection and education of children along with the socio-economic and political empowerment of women. This is amplified by engaging the general public and decision-makers in discourse to remedy socially deficient matters affecting society by seeking action-oriented solutions beyond policies and laws.
Dr. Ama is a multi-faceted educationist and consummate life-long learner whose work ethos is adding value to the human experience. She has previously served as a board member of The Country School and Taking the Reins in Los Angeles, California. She is a woman on a mission with a simple ethos – “Live to the best of your ability because your legacy is about how you live. It is all you have at the end of the day.”