The inspiring story of Nigerian architect, businesswoman and philantrophist, Princess Fifi Ejindu was featured in last week’s edition of African Voices, CNN International’s 30-minute magazine programme which aims to showcase successful personalities who are shaping the African continent in different fields of endeavour.
Princess Fifi Ejindu is one of the first African Women to graduate from the prestigious Pratt Institute School of Architecture. In Nigeria today, she is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated female architects and CEO of Starcrest Group which is involved in the sectors of building construction, project management, real estate, oil and gas.
Most importantly, the programme focussedon Princess Ejindu’s philanthropic work with the Hope Centres she is currently working on, and her African Arts and Fashion Initiative launched on Sunday 4th August at the Dorchester at the grand finale of the third edition of Africa Fashion Week London of which she is a life Patron and Chairperson of the advisory board. AFWL an annual fashion event in London aims to celebrate African Fashion talent.
African Arts and Fashion Initiative aims to drive an African arts an d style renaissance to motivate, sensitise, and most importantly empower emerging African designers and artists.
The proud holder of a traditional title of Her Highness, Obonganwan King, Princess Ejindu is also a member of the National Heritage Council and Endowment For The Arts, which aims to ensure the protection and conservation of places and objects of heritage significance.