While it is admirable to build a successful business of any kind, some entrepreneurs do more than just make a profit with the fruits of their labor.
Some actually help others, bringing resources, opportunities, training, and other assets to those who need them most. These social entrepreneurs use their know-how and business savvy to make the world a better place, combining a traditional business model with a pressing social mission in ways that have been helping to make big changes in places around the world for decades.
Dr. Amb Utchay Odims is a perfect example of a selfless entrepreneur whose life exemplifies courage, dedication, hard work, empathy, kindness, tenacity and perseverance. His commitment to the emancipation and empowerment of women has been nothing short of phenomenal. He has continued to shape and form opinion around the need to empower women. He strongly believes that the society that carters for her women are making an investment that will in turn better such a society.
In 2009 Dr. Utchay Started a Project Called (PROJECT BEAUTY AND BRAIN) this profound project is for young beauty queens in Nigeria and Africa to help them understand the real essence beauty is for you to use your God given beauty and platform to impact the lives of people in your community and country at large.
Indeed this initiative has influenced and Impacted the lives of thousands of young women In the beauty industry including the following persons;
Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2011 -Fiona Amuzie (FOTIP Foundation)Dr. Utchay partnering with Fiona Amuzie flagged off a project against human trafficking and Child Labor locating Children on the streets hawking and victims of human trafficking in Nigeria helping them start off businesses that sustained their families and in turn improved their wellbeing.
The drive to stop human trafficking in person led to the Staging of one of the biggest campaigns, Conference & Awards at the Prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites were thousands of dignitaries were in attendance including Dr. David Ogbueli, Genevieve Nnaji, Frank Edoho, Ayo Makun (AY), kaffy, Waje, Nyanya, Lolo Wazobia Fm etc.
-Sylvia Nduka (MBGN) 2011(Seed Foundation), Dr Utchay partnered with Sylvia Nduka to Impact greatly on the education sector in Nigeria by providing scholarship to several young people including Orphans that have no means or helper to fund their education and provide them with shelter. These interventions happened in communities within Abia, Imo, and Lagos state.
Dr. Amb Utchay Odims & Sylvia has carried out massive feeding projects to thousands of families providing food items to them in addition.
This passionate drive to see young women impact society and the sustained passion to discover potentials in Nigeria and Africa has led Dr. Utchay to organize numerous youth trainings, Capacity building and leadership conferences. These passion has further discovered great Queens like 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in the person of Anna Banner Ibiere which Dr. Utchay went on to discover, train and produced who went on to win and become the most beautiful girl in Nigeria 2013.
Dr. Amb Utchay also worked with the Foundation of -Ezinne Akudo Miss Nigeria (8th Foundation) To carry out projects to impact teenagers in secondary schools instilling Leadership trainings and morals in them for a better tomorrow.
Dr. Utchay has been instrumental as a strategic Consultant and mentor to lots of beauty pageants in Nigeria Like; -Face of Sylvia Hair(Fosh)-Miss heritage beauty pageant /Heritage awards-Face of Democracy Beauty Peagant/Hero of democracy awards-Most beautiful model in Nigeria(Mbmn)Etc
Dr. Utchay in 2015 Directed one of most successful and impactful beauty pageant in Nigeria Miss United nations This pageant came with a lot of training for the contestants empowering and preparing them for Leadership and making them agents of change in the society.
Indeed Dr. Utchay Odims has consistently been on the frontline for women empowerment for over a decade now. Big big congratulations to you for a well deserved BEAUTY QUEENS HALL OF FAME LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD an award that was conferred on you at Oriental Hotel Lagos.
Congratulations to our Africa youth empowerment icon.
Lets see what some of his friends like
-Queen Fiona Amuzie (mbgn)
-Ngozi odalonu(mbgn miss Universe)
-Aisha Mohammed (Miss Nigeria contestant Actor/producer)
-Dr. David James(co-founder Gia Africa Foundation)
-Amb Chris Odey (founder Goodwill Ambassador event)
-Amb kingsly Amafibe(organizer miss Ambassador for peace pageant)has to say about him.