Dabiri-Erewa hails Chinenye , Osagie, nominations by President Joe Biden into Advisory Council on Africa Diaspora

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated the duo of Chinenye Ogwumike and Osagie Imasogie on their nomination into the Advisory Council on Africa Diaspora Engagement by President Joe Biden of US.

In a statement by the Commission’s Head of Media and Public Relations,
Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa said the nomination of the two great
Nigerians into the advisory council was a welcome development.

The NIDCOM boss said
their recognition and appointment into the 12-member advisory council was
a motivation for other Nigerians and Africans in general.

Chinenye Ogwumike is a two-time WNBA All-Star for the Los Angeles
Sparks and a full-time, multi-platform ESPN commentator and NBA analyst.

She is one of the only full-time professional athletes to also currently
hold a full-time regular national sports media broadcast position.

Chiney Ogwumike was the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the year and is a 2-Time
WNBA All-Star (2014, 2018). She is proudly Nigerian-American and
graduated from Stanford University with an International Relations
degree under the mentorship of Dr. Condoleezza Rice.In August 2020, she
became the first Black woman to host a national, daily sports-talk radio

The 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 honoree also holds the title of Executive
Producer, producing an ESPN Films documentary “144” on the 2020 WNBA

Osagie Imasogie on the other hand is the Chairman of the Investment Bank
and SEC/FINRA registered Broker-Dealer, Quoin Capital and Quoin

In addition, Osagie is a co-founder of PIPV Capital, a private equity
firm that is focused on the life sciences vertical and has invested over
$1 billion into that industry.

Prior to co-founding PIPV Capital, he established GlaxoSmithKline
Ventures and was its founding Vice President.

Osagie has held senior commercial and R&D positions within
pharmaceutical companies such as GSK, SmithKline Beecham, and DuPont
Merck. He has also been a Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance Partner as well as a practicing attorney with leading U.S. law firm, Schnader,
Harrison, Segal & Lewis.

Osagie is a serial entrepreneur and investor who serves on the board of
a number of financial institutions such as FS-KKR Capital Corp and
Haverford Trust, institutions that cumulatively manage over $28 billion.
He is an adviser to Brown Advisory, a firm that manages in excess of
$140 billion. Osagie is the Vice- Chair of the Executive Committee of
the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a member of the Executive Committee
and Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center.

In addition, Osagie is a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, a
member of the Executive Committee of the University, and is also the
Chairman of the Board of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law
School, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property.
Osagie holds LLM degrees from the London School of Economics and the
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, and is a member of the New
York State Bar in addition to being admitted to practice in other



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