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Orobosa (pronounced O-ro-bo-sa) Owie is a Forbes Certified Business Coach, Author, Professor of Healthcare Management and Public Health Administration, Executive Trainer, Global Speaker, Millennial Empowerment expert, music aficionado and more. With over a decade of experience in management and community-affairs, Orobosa has built a professional development and empowerment brand that teaches emerging leaders to seasoned executives on how to hone in on their executive presence and dynamically lead.
To Empower Emerging Leaders through Entrepreneurship, Career Development, Leadership and Advocacy
Orobosa is a firm believer in holistic leadership and community affairs. As a community organizer, she is a board member and the immediate past director of the African Affairs Committee with the United Nations Association for Young Professionals, a program which focused on forging high-level relationships between young professionals in New York City interested in Africa with the United Nations and the United Nations Association to increase the visibility of the United Nation’s current initiatives in Africa. Orobosa is also a board member and Deputy Director of the International Coalition for African Fashion (ICAF), an organization that focuses on building a community that supports growth and sustainability in African fashion and merchandising.
Orobosa’s mantra “The power of effective change lies within each individual” stems from her work as a public speaker and global youth advocate. In 2007, she spent six months in Nigeria as a Youth Campaign Manager during the country’s political elections. Her role was to ensure that the youth of her assigned constituency had equal and safe opportunities to exercise their right to vote. Since then, Orobosa has become a highly sought-after servant leader who continues to strive for greatness through her mission and commitment to transform communities globally by empowering millennials to take action today to cultivate a better tomorrow.
As a serial entrepreneur, Orobosa is the founder and chief executive officer of Orobosa Executive Consulting, LLC, a executive management consulting firm that specializes in leadership and talent development. Her use of quantitative and qualitative management strategies has helped organizations and hundreds of professionals to understand and improve their operational performance, business acumen and labor productivity. Orobosa is also the founder of the Young Professionals Healthcare Network, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the next generation of healthcare leaders by providing access to healthcare-driven programs, leadership initiatives, career development services and networking events as a platform to address the universe challenges of eradicating healthcare disparities amongst men, women, and children globally.
With a strong passion to instill knowledge in professionals from all walks of life, Orobosa is also an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Department of Allied Health at Monroe College. In her role as a faculty member, Orobosa teaches Public Health Administration and Epidemiology and serve as a student mentor. During her academic pursuit, Orobosa has served as a program creator and guest lecturer at several ivy league institutions inclusive of New York University, Columbia University, John Jay College and the University of Benin in Edo State, Nigeria. Orobosa is currently a DHA candidate with the School of Health Services at Capella University in which she will receive her doctorate degree in the field of Health Administration & Leadership. Orobosa has a master’s degree in Health Administration with a concentration Healthcare Operations from Capella University. She also graduated Cum laude and received her bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from the City University of New York- Lehman College. In addition, Orobosa has intensive training in management and leadership development. She has received certificates in organizational management, leadership development, performance and quality improvement, understanding financial health systems, IT performance and communication trends for business executives.
Orobosa is a firm believer in holistic leadership and community affairs. She is the Brand Ambassador for the Small Business Development Center at Rutgers University and immediate past director of the United Nations Association African Affairs Committee. As a former United Nations Youth leader, she created and hosted a series of programs and events that focused on providing the next generation of emerging leaders with the essential tools, resources and advice needed to succeed. Impressed by her impact within the NYC Young Professionals community, Orobosa was invited by President Obama to be a part of a round table discussion at the White House in 2010 to discuss the launch of the administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative and its Nelson Mandela Washington Fellowship.
Orobosa’s mantra “The power of effective change lies within each individual” stems from her work as a public speaker and global youth advocate. In 2007, she spent six months in Nigeria as a Youth Campaign Manager during the country’s political elections. Her role was to ensure that the youth of her assigned constituency had equal and safe opportunities to exercise their right to vote. Since then, Orobosa has become a highly sought-after servant leader who has been featured on the Forbes Coaches Council and New Jersey Small Business Development Center Council at Rutgers University. In addition, she has been endorsed by several prominent leaders and esteemedacademic institutions inclusive of New York State Senator Leroy Comrie, Former African Union Ambassador Antonio Tete, and Former Deputy Representative of Ghana William Awinador-Kanyirige,New York University, Columbia University, Baruch College, York College and the University of Benin. Orobosa continues to strive for greatness through her mission and commitment to transform communities globally by empowering emerging leaders to take action today to cultivate a better tomorrow.
“I Write My Own Rules Because I am Finally In Control of My Destiny”