2019 MOST INSPIRING NIGERIAN PERSONALITY WINNER
VANESSA VALERIE IFUNANYA OLACHI ALILY.
Vanessa is a 22-year-old young Nigerian woman who has been living in South Africa for 10 years. She works as a graphic designer/ illustrator for a TV Station. In 2017, Vanessa founded the Queen's Goals; a social initiative that focuses on mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional as well as academically wellbeing of young female students in High Schools from Grade 8-12. With Queen's Goals Vanessa creates a safe space were young queens can feel safe to freely express their thoughts and emotions and gain support from a network of strong women. Queen's Goals employs the use of goal setting as a tool to help the girls craft a better future.
Regularly, Vanessa through Queen's Goals organizes outreach programs where she makes donations of toiletry and sanitary pads drives, book, matric dresses, solar lamps, and grocery and food items to schools in rural and underprivileged areas. Vanessa also organizes and facilitates seminars, workshops, wellness workshops, career guidance projects, and invite influential speakers to inspire and motivate young girls. Through THE QUEEN'S GOALS programs over 2900+ girls have been impacted.