Freda Anyanwu is a business and project management executive leading strategy and design thinking in emerging markets. Freda has vast experience in entrepreneurship, business, project management and public speaking.
She started out her career as the Lead Creative Director of Kaycee’s Events and went further to work with the Edo State Skills Development Agency in several roles. Until
she left the agency, Freda led the Entrepreneurship Development unit to drive economic growth in the state by providing support to over 20,000 small businesses through various initiatives and programs such as the EdoJobs Business Community, Transforming Nigerian Youth Program with Enterprise Development Centre and
MasterCard Foundation, Edo Online Marketplace to mention a few.
She is the founder of EBH Africa, Africa’s foremost digital business hub that focuses on providing a one stop place for African entrepreneurs to access resources for business growth such community, courses, information and funding in order to build sustainable businesses.
Freda is a 2022 Mandela Washington Fellow, she holds a certification in Business and Entrepreneurship from Clark Atlanta University USA, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Education from Benson Idahosa University and a program license on Negotiation from Harvard Law school.
She is committed to youth and human capital development where she has helped over two thousand (2000) young entrepreneurs and individuals gain insights on entrepreneurship, leadership, personal and career growth through mentorship, coaching sessions and speaking engagements.
She has won numerous awards including the Superwoman 30 under 30 award for entrepreneurship, 2020 Young Entrepreneur of the year by The Entrepreneur Africa Awards, Entrepreneurship award by the Ladies of Honour Organization, Young Event Professional of the year 2021 by the BusyBee Excellence Award, award nomination for the 25 under 25 awards by SME100 Africa in 2019, Nigeria’s 30 under 30 influential young people by ANALAWGY Magazine.
Freda has also been featured on various platforms such as Business Day, Vanguard, Independent Newpaper etc. as one of Nigeria’s Enterprising Young person.