For her great cause advocating for human rights, women's equality, and social progress in Nigeria, Africa as a whole, the popular Nigerian activist, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin has been rewarded by Mrs. Obama and the Secretary of States John Kerry in the US. Odumakin who is the president of Campaign for Democracy was one of the 10 phenomenal women honored by Mrs. Obama and US Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Friday March 8th in the U.S. She was presented with the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award by John Kerry and Michelle Obama at a ceremony held at the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Joe also established Women Arise for Change Initiative, and the Secretary of state's International Women of Courage Awards is an annual event honoring extra-ordinary women around the world For those who don't know, Dr. Joe's effort was well applauded during the last year's Occupy Nigeria subsidy protest. © 2013 Click the link below to go to... Genevieve's Provocative Dress Causes Stir At AMVCA My Mom Taught Me About Being A Great Mother--Omoni Oboli Stella Damasus Releases 'Love Me Quick' Music Video Actress Foluke Daramola Advices Ladies To Marry For Money 2Face Publicly Promises To Satisfy Annie In Bed Genevieve,Tiwa, Susan Peters Who Rocks Red Carpets Most? Celebrity Couples At The AMVCA 2013 Why Struggling Ghanaian Movie Stars Are Producing Their Own Movies Karen Igho Blast Fans Over AMVCA "Wabs" Exposure Comments your social media marketing partner