Board of Trustees

The AMAZING AMAZON is a support group for women from all walks of life dedicated to their empowerment, enhancement, upliftment, personal growth and development. It is an ACTION orientated group that would not just preach about women empowerment or betterment but will take practical steps and actions to support and assist women in all areas of their lives; Business, Relationship, Career, Marriage, Parenting e.t.c



Mercy Makinde is the founder of Amazing Amazon Initiative, she is a seasoned Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker and Enterprise advocate. She is the CEO of IASPIRE RADIO – Nigeria’s first Motivational Radio Station- The Voice of Reawakening.
She also mentors and expresses her thoughts, knowledge and experience through her blog, the IASPIRE BLOG- The blog for Motivation, Inspiration and Devotion.

With a unique ability to see and act ahead of the times, she has helped to preach the message of change and reawakening to the present generation in dire need of motivation and empowerment with the Iaspire Radio and Iaspire Blog.

She is also the MD/CEO of Crested Crane Tours and Travels, a renowned travel agency affiliated to Radius Travel Group, one of the world’s leading Travel Management Companies.
Due to her love and passion for the younger generation, she has invested in various endeavors designed to add value to the lives of the children of this great Continent.

Mercy Makinde sits on the Advisory Board of TechieFarmer Limited, an Agric Technology company that focuses on inspiring a green revolution and using technology to bridge the gap in the Agric sector.
She is also on the Board of Team Funding Coop, U.K an international Co-operative Alliance company that helps SMEs with funding.

Mercy Makinde is a feature writer for one of Nigeria’s leading Newspaper, The Guardian Newspaper and Lagos Mum, an online community of Lagos Mothers.


Chairperson Board of Trustees

Nike OGUNLESI is the Chairperson Board of Trustees of the Amazing Amazon Initiative.

Details shortly

Nkechi Ngonadi H.

Member Board of Trustees

Nkechi Harry- Ngonadi grew up in Zaria, Kaduna State and attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University where she studied Urban and Regional Planning.

Ngozi is the CEO of NHN Couture. NHN Couture sells fabrics gotten from all over the world ranging from Laces – Guipure lace, Sequin Lace to Ankara and Velvet etc. Her Fashion Brand is committed to upholding decency and dignity. She is happily married with 2 lovely children.

Ini Abimbola

Member Board of Trustees

Ini Abimbola is the CEO/Lead Consultant ThistlePraxis Consulting (TPC) is a foremost Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Management Consultancy in Nigeria committed to assisting organizations and enterprises cope with the demands of CSR and sustainability.

Our services include: CSR Consultancy (Project Management, Porfolio Management, Policy/Strategy Evolution and implementation, Audit), Executive Management Consultancy (non-profit), Research and Documentation (Grant Writing, Report Writing, Baseline Surveys, Needs/Impact Assessments) and Training/Capacity Building (CSR, Sustainability, Leadership and Business Ethics).

Executive Secretary
Company NameWomen In Management and Business (WIMBIZ)
Dates EmployedJan 2009 – Feb 2011 Employment Duration2 yrs 2 mos
WIMBIZ is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) formed in 2002 by thirteen women and one man to improve the success rate of female entrepreneurs and increase the proportion of women in senior positions in corporate organizations.

WIMBIZ has an overriding vision “to be the catalyst that elevates the profile of women in management and business.” Our vision is borne out of a desire to assist women manage the manifold challenges they face in the workplace and in so doing enable them fulfill their potential and be meaningful contributors to economic development. This vision is aimed at improving the success rate of female entrepreneurs and increasing the proportion of women in senior positions in corporate organizations.