The G100 Global Chair for Media Arts & Communication (G100-MAC), Alex Okoroji was conferred a "Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.)", Honoris Causa by Rai University Ahmedabad, in India at the special convocation that held on Wednesday, 20 July 2022, at 10 am IST at the university campus in Gujarat.
Alex Okoroji received the Honorary Doctorate Degree alongside fellow honorees and distinguished leaders like former Vice President and (First Female President) of Ecuador, H.E. Rosalía Arteaga, former EU Commissioner H.E. Violeta Bulc, Special Adviser to the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Princess Chantal Yelu Mulop, Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, YB Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin, Swedish Politician, former member of the EU Parliament and Member, Green Party, Bodil Valero, Chairman of the Executive Board, AON Holdings, Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen from the Netherlands, Marriott International South Asia Area Vice President, Ranju Alex from India and other leaders who participated at the hybrid event.
"It is true that honor is the reward for hard work. I'm very proud of the academic standards at Rai University and their commitment to instilling other life-enhancing values. My heart is truly aligned with the vision of this institution.I'm grateful to the distinguished members of the Board of Governors at Rai University, and Professor (Dr) Anil Tomar, provost and president of the board for conferring on me this Doctorate Degree, and to the President of G100 & VC, Dr Harbeen Arora Rai who suggested my name to the board and nominated me for my work and impact over the years."
The value of one's legacy is the impact you have made in the lives of others. And that's what I live for - every day, in every way, to use my talents, skills, knowledge and experience to create an impact in the world. - Dr Alex Okoroji
She also thanked family, friends and supporters…
I want to thank my family, friends. supporters and my G100 Soul Sisters & Brothers for the love and encouragement and for consistently rooting for me.
At the citations, Rai University’s Provost, Prof (Dr) Anil Tomar said...
“At Rai University, we believe in developing leaders who can make a difference not just within academia but also in broader society. Honorary Doctorate Degree is our University’s highest honours and is awarded to people who have shown exceptional dedication to improving the lives of others through research, art, public service or philanthropy. Your achievements are an inspiration to us. We celebrate and salute all the honorees.”
Rai University awards honorary Doctorate Degrees to leaders of national and international eminence in their areas of endeavour, recognizing their substantial achievement and contributions. Throughout its rich history, Rai University has awarded many renowned personalities who have served the nation and society at large.
About Rai University
Rai University is a private university located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The university was established in 2012 by the Rai Foundation through the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2012, and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India, under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.
About Alex Okoroji
Dr Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Leader - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artist - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for almost two decades. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications, from film to television to radio, digital media, and print. She is the Founder & President of The BRAG Media Group, and CEO of The BRAG Media Company - a service arm offering brand consulting & creative media services to clients around the world. She is also the founder and president of the newly formed women-centric digital broadcasting and publishing company, G-Woman Media a partnership venture on a mission to amplify women's voices. She is also one of the 100 Global Women Leaders in G100.