FAME foundation was established to solicit, encourage and advance the social, emotional and economic wellbeing of women and girls as well as formulate programmes within the framework of national development plan with a view to enhancing the participation of women and advocate for gender parity in the society.
FAME foundation firmly believe that the entire nation, businesses, communities and groups can benefit from the implementation of programs and policies that adopt the notion of women empowerment.
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, a women’s rights activist, was the first Nigerian woman to drive a car and the first African woman to receive a driver’s license. She was also a leading figure in Nigeria’s struggle for independence.
Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, a former Nigerian track and field athlete, became the first African woman to win an Olympic gold medal in a field event when she won the long jump at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Blessing Okagbare, a Nigerian track and field athlete, holds the women’s 100m Commonwealth Games record and the African record for the women’s 200m race. She has won multiple medals at major international competitions.
Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga, and Ngozi Onwumere.
Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga, and Ngozi Onwumere, the Nigerian women’s bobsled team, became the first African team to qualify for the Winter Olympics in 2018. They broke barriers and inspired a generation of African athletes.
Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau-Ameh
Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy, is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer, and fitness instructor who holds the Guinness World Record for the “Longest Dance Party” at 52 hours and 3 minutes.
Folorunso Alakija, a Nigerian billionaire and philanthropist, became the first female Chancellor of a public university in Nigeria when she was appointed Chancellor of Osun State University in 2016.