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Ifesinachi Ugwuonye-Breaking Barriers

Ifesinachi Ugwuonye
Ifesinachi Ugwuonye

Chief (Dr.) Ifesinachi Ugwuonye is a high achiever in every sense of the word- who is always trying to conquer new horizons.

Educated in some of the best schools, Ifesinachi obtained her first degree in Foreign Languages and Literature in February 1994 from the University of Port Harcourt Nigeria before proceeding to the Universite Catholique de Lille, France to obtain a Masters degree in International Commerce in June 1996. She came to America in 1997 and lived in the Washington DC area until the end of 2001 when she moved to California. While working as a Mortgage Loan Consultant with Citibank, she proceeded to the University of Phoenix, San Diego Campus to obtain an MBA in Global Business and Finance in September 2008. Not resting on her academic quest, Ifesinachi went on to obtain a Juris Doctor degree from the Trinity International University Law School in Santa Ana, California in December 2012.

Ifesinachi has worked for some of the leading financial institutions in America including the World Bank in Washington DC, Union Bank of California, Wells Fargo Bank, Citibank and Bank of America. Currently she is a Senior Mortgage Banker with Bank of the West – PNB Paribas while she contemplates her legal career.

Dr. Ugwuonye loves giving back to the less privileged and started the ‘Sinachi Scholarship Foundation in 1999 with the goal of offering educational scholarships to the less privileged back home in Nigeria. Today the Sinachi foundation has offered scholarships to over twenty college and college-bound girls and has plans to expand its schemes to help more students.

Read full interview in the Summer Edition of Life and Times Magazine https://lifeandtimesmagazine.com/home/summer-2013/

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