There’s only a few handful of the world population who are selflessly interested and active in impacting their world, so then out of these we found Joan Okorodudu. A Fashion Icon, also popularly known as Mother of African Models and godmother of the Nigerian modelling industry. Just a Google search of her name will return several feats she has accomplished as a beauty queen, fashion designer, CEO, beautician, psychiatrist, and such titles as fit the listed-below… did I mention she’s 58 today? Yea and she doesn’t look anything close to it.
Joan Isioma Okorodudu is the Managing Director of IBCNL as well as Lagos Ageless and Wellness Clinic, House of Jola, ISIS Models, Fashion Network Africa, Yonwuren Media, Ecowas Fashion Week, Nigeria’s Next Super Model, Africa International Fashion Week, Miss Unity Nigeria, e.t.c
She is a graduate of Political Science from Boston University in Massachussetts, U.S.A. She won the prestigious West African Noble Award in Ghana as an eminent West African, who upholds integrity and accountablility in Ghana on 30th June, 2006.
She has been known for her excellent management and operates the affairs of IBCNL with professionals of good and repute and proven performances. As a psychiatric clinican and beautician, she is the proprietor and CEO of Lagos Ageless Clinic – a tested and proven establishment engaged in the production of cosmetics and soap making and other beauty-making products for body beautification and protection. She has good business relationship across such countries like the USA, UK, Thailand, Philippines, South Africa and other African and European countries. She made the Africa Who is Who years back. You might want to check out her facebook page and wish the amazing wife, mother and grandmother a happy birthday. Click to go to her FACEBOOK PAGE
She has received several awards as follows:
West African Noble Award, ghana 2006
Fashion and Style Special Recognition Award 2009
Fashion and Style Most Outstanding Nigerian Designer on the International Scene Award 2009
Special Recognition for Change Award 2009 by JUST U Magazine
Award of Excellence 2011 by MAIN
Delta Icons Awards 2012, The pride of Delta Woman
Fashion TV Award recipient at the Cannes Festival 2013