Maureen Nwachi is the Head of Operations at Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI), an organization which caters to the needs of people living with sickle cell and their family through advocacy, awareness, medical and psychosocial support.
She is an alumna of Abia State University, where she obtained a bachelors degree in Biotechnology, also a certified Emotional Intelligence practitioner with specifics in Emotions and Stress Management.
Maureen helps young people, especially those living with sickle cell disorder who are at the verge of giving up in life, reclaim their mental and emotional calmness. She is the Project Coordinator of XTRACARE Medical Clinic, Better You Health Club and Club Still Standing under the Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI). Recently, she was trained on level 1 of Mental Health First Aid and Handling of Drug Addiction.
She is also a member of the Alrights Passion Counsellors Network, where she renders her expertise on stress and emotional management.
In a bid to disseminate the right information on the development of policies and concerns amongst the differently privileged on issues that border around sickle cell disorder she has been featured in several media platforms such as EbonyLife TV, NTA, LTV, Eko89.7FM including several blog posts etc.
She is the first and current serving Executive Secretary to the coalition of sickle cell NGOs in Nigeria. She is also the first and current serving Regional Coordinator for Nigeria on the Organizing Committee of African Congress on Sickle Cell Disorder. She has worked with Multinational companies in Nigeria such as MTN, Airtel, Etisalat, and Dana Cars and Services Limited.
Maureen is dedicated, knowledgeable and committed to contributing and creating solutions to global challenges.
Join her this Thursday on Touch A Cell Show as she discusses Sickle Cell Identity with the Touch A Cell Gang.
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