From the G100 Secretariat in India and office of the founder, Dr Harbeen Arora - presenting Alex Okoroji, FIMC, CMC, who in March 2021 accepted the appointment as G100 Global Chair - Media Arts & Communication, joining the elite G100, comprising an eminent group of top 100 powerful women with a vision to impact the future.
Spearheading the shaping of G100 Media Arts & Communication (G-MAC), Alex Okoroji is responsible for the development of the sector's vision, strategy, network and mission to enhance the visibility and advancement of women working in media arts & communication across the world. An elite member of the eminent G100, Today she sits at the top of the sector's leadership as the G100 Global Chairperson for Media Arts & Communication. As the Global Chair, she leads the entire sector wing globally, developing the best guideposts for global policies from a collective and creative consciousness. She is committed to the G100 Pledge to create massive opportunities for more women and the G100 Pact of Purpose to nominate 100 Country Chairs across 100 different countries, as the sector builds its collective Vision Document.
G100 is on a mission to bring together brilliant women from across the world, in a pact of purpose to create equity and empowerment for women and ALL.
WHO THEY ARE
G100 comprises a league of luminaries of eminence and excellence including Nobel Laureates, former Heads of States, Ministers, Businesswomen, Philanthropists, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Corporate and Community Leaders - a powerful Group of women leaders and achievers from all walks of life who wish to give back and move us all forward as architects of the future.
WHAT THEY DO
G100 is an action think-tank, fostering more women's network with a global, cross-cultural, intersectional and intentional perspective towards peace, parity and prosperity for all. Their core activities involve networking, mentoring, collaborations, upskilling, community building, thought leadership, knowledge sharing, global campaigns, policy recommendations and awards & recognition.
The mandate of G100 is to provide the thought leadership for the coming decade on what needs to be done for inclusivity and economic and social empowerment of women globally. Together they will define, design and determine a new future with equity, equal opportunity, inclusion and economic empowerment of women, and of all, through the inclusive agency of women.
Each member at G100 is a Global Chair for a Sector and leads that sector wing globally.
To take the mission forward into deep interiors and into the hearts and minds of every woman and all communities, and to evolve the best guideposts for global policies from a collective and creative consciousness, each G100 chair is committed to a pact of purpose, creating massive opportunities for women worldwide.
Each Global Chair leads and represents the dreams and aspirations of 35 million women, both as an action group and a think tank. The far-reaching impact will energise a million women by 2022, and 5 million by 2025.
The G100 chairs will also evolve policy suggestions based on the actions and workings globally and present policy recommendations to governments and multilateral institutions worldwide.
By the global leadership of the G100 Global Chair, along with her denim partner, the global team and the inclusive insights fostered from the cross-continental and intersectional networks enabled by the country chairs, and our sister members in the respective chapters across the world, G100 will gather a rich repository of expertise and experience with global and grassroots engagement - toward co-creating with the central Secretariat, a holistic Vision Document for presenting policy suggestions and recommendations to multilateral institutions like the UN, and governments agencies globally.
G100 is under the auspices of the world's largest international women's chamber, All Ladies League (ALL) with over 250,000 members worldwide in 1000+ cities and is supported by the business ecocystem of the Women Economic Forum, Sheconomy and Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) with Bilateral Councils in 120 countries.
ABOUT G100 MEDIA ARTS & COMMUNICATION
G-MAC is a multinational sector wing under the eminent G100 Club, a global network for Women using Media Arts and Communication to impact the world. As Gatekeepers of information, this G-wing is on a mission to create a thriving support network, opportunities and collaborative ecosystem for all media arts practitioners in 100 countries. G-MAC connects, recognizes and supports women in creative media, broadcast media, print media, news media, electronic media, digital or interactive media across domains like film, television, radio, publishing, internet and all media arts & communication segments, to expand networks, educate and celebrate their accomplishments.
RESPONSIBILITY AS GLOBAL CHAIR
The Global Chair provides overall direction for the sector and leads the entire wing globally, developing the best guideposts for global policies from collective and creative consciousness.
ABOUT ALEX OKOROJI
Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Consultant - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for over 15 years.
She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications from film to television to radio, digital media, and print, as an Actress, TV Personality, Talk Radio Host, Speaker, Author, Publisher and Voice Artist.
She is also a Brand Reinvention Coach and Communication Specialist who helps high performing experts around the world, amplify their influence and create a bigger impact with their brands, platforms, message, products or services.
Listed as one of the Top "250 Most Influential Women in the World" by Richtopia in their 2017, 2018 and 2019 (250 Powerful Women List) as one of only 5 Nigerian Women on the list.
ACCOLADES, HONORS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Director, International Affiliations for the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN)
- One of the Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia (2017, 2018 & 2019)
- Honoured with a Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Award (2017)
- 2016 Guardian Woman on the Front Cover of The Guardian Newspaper
- RB Magazine Writer of the Season (2015)
- Spotlighted as Global Consciousness Raiser (2016)
- First African Woman featured on the Women Rock Project (2016)
- Named one of 35 Brands-to-Watch in 2017
- Awarded "International Media Personality of the Year" (2017), Peace Achievers Awards.
- Honored with an African Icon Award (2017)
- Received Iconic Woman Award at the 2017 Women Economic Forum in India
- Received the Exceptional Woman of Excellence Award at the 2019 Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) in India
- Nominated for 'Woman of the Year' in Entertainment (2018) at the annual Her Network Woman of the Year Awards (HNWOTY).
- Received the Shine Legacy Award in Media, London. (2020)
- Named one of 60 Women to Watch Out For in 2021 by PAW Africa
- Awarded, Africa Most Influential Creative Consultant of the Year (2020)
- Elected and Awarded a Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) in 2020.
Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress and Creative Powerhouse navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for almost two decades as an Artiste and Creative Businesswoman. She is the Founder & President of The BRAG Media Group, a creative communications company and owns several platforms including - The BRAG Media Company, BRAG! Magazine, The BRAG Club, The BRAG Radio Network, The BRAG Shop and The BRAG Media Foundation.
Listed among the Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia, in their Top 250 Power list' as one of only 5 Nigerians on the list (with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili, Abike Dabiri, Amina J. Mohammed) alongside Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Theresa May, Yoko Ono, Ellen DeGeneres, JK Rowlings, Christiane Amanpour, Melinda Gates, Arianna Huffington, Brene Brown, Winnie Mandela, Madeleine Albright.
Alex Okoroji has been featured and mentioned in over 250 Media Platforms around the World like Huffington Post, The Guardian, CNN, The Telegraph, Mogul, The Sun, The New York Journal, Fox, ABC, NBC, Market Watch. She was the first African Woman to be featured in the Women Rock Project in 2016. Alex Okoroji was honored with a Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador Award in 2017, An African Icon Award and a 2017 Peace Achievers Award as 'Media Personality of the Year'. She was named, one of "60 Women to Watch Out For in 2021" by PAW Africa. In February 2020 in London, she received the "Shine Legacy Award in Media" and was awarded "Africa Most Influential Creative Consultant of the Year" at the 2020 edition of the Africa Leading Women Awards.
Dubbed the "Oprah of Africa" by many of her guests, Alex Okoroji is a former daytime TV Presenter, event host and host of a LIVE International Talk Radio Show syndicated on 14 Digital Networks around the world with over 4.6 Million Listens collectively and over 150 Hours of Unfiltered and Heart-Centered Conversations with Global icons, business leaders, entertainers and high-profile celebrity guests. A philanthropist supporting charitable initiatives, alumna of the Metropolitan School of Business & Management, UK, the International Business Management Institute, Berlin, the University of London and London Business School. Alex Okoroji is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC). She also has a Diploma in Media Studies, in Communication Science and in Acting and Performance, as well as Professional Certificates in Brand Management, and in International Marketing Communications.
Alex Okoroji is an engaged community leader and was the National Coordinator of 4NL/4NN (4 New Lagos and 4 New Nigeria) a social pressure group and think-tank made up of entertainers and media celebrities advocating for a New Nigeria back in 2014. In 2018, Alex Okoroji was invited to join other celebrities and celebrity activists around the world like Serena Williams and Demi Moore who participated in the annual CNN Freedom Project - a global media campaign against modern day slavery.
She began acting on Television in 2005 and has over 15 years of acting experience well-versed in most aspects of performing - on Television, Film, Theatre and Voice Overs. With training, which includes two years in community theatre, acting training at the New York Film Academy and over 25 productions to her credit, Alex Okoroji is a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste. She is also Director of International Affiliations at the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). She has featured in movies CALABAR GIRL, FREEDOM BANK, TRINITY, DESTINY, STATE OF THE HEART, HERO’S BRIDE, WAITING YEARS, THE GUIDE, CAJOLE, etc where she has played both lead and supporting roles, and has played some of the best characters in popular Nigerian Television Soap Operas and Series like HEAVEN’S GATE, US, WIVES N' CONCUBINES, RUSH, G.R.A WOMEN, TALES OF EVE, SPIDER and TINSEL.
She has written several scripts for TV Commercials, Documentaries, and award-winning Screenplays for Movies. As a top-notch Voice Actor, her voice has graced many international infomercials, radio dramas, animation, podcast intros and commercials for Television and Radio.
As a celebrated writer, she has contributed to several international publications including The Huffington Post and Newswire and now serves as Editor-in-chief of her own global magazine, BRAG!. She is the author of 4 Books - The Naked Truth: Lies Stripped... (2015), Stripped Down Success for Creatives (2016), Uncovered!: The Naked Road From Timid Girl to Confident Woman (2018) and the 2017 international Best-Seller, I Bared My Chest (2017) a Global Anthology featuring 21 Unstoppable Women from around the world.
Above all, a dear Soul Sister with heart and humility who offers her blessed gifts in the service of humanity and community.
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