Olumide Omolara Uzokwe

West Africa Representative

I am Olumide Omolara Uzokwe or simply Lara. I am from Nigeria and I am a law graduate, LLB Hons from the University of London. I have experience in the following fields; Development; Women Issues; Equality and Diversity; Poverty Alleviation; Education; Families; Community Cohesion; Business and Enterprise; Health and Wellbeing. I am the founder of KARIBU African Women Support Group. KARIBU provides information, advice and help service to African women and their families in Ipswich and Suffolk in general. It aims to promote awareness of ethnic, cultural and religious diversity within statutory and voluntary organisations and the larger community. KARIBU is governed by a Board of Trustees. I have been a board member of Africa Resource for Kidney Diseases (AFREKID) I represent West Africa’s issues on the board.