Mfon Ekpo is a Maritime lawyer, a development strategist and a multiple award-winning Best Selling author. She has co-authored books with Brian Tracy, Robert Allen and is a two time recipient of the Golden Quill Award by the National Academy of Best Selling Authors in Hollywood.

She is the founder of The Discovery Centre, a training organization committed to empowering an educated population that can trigger a chain reaction of producing educated leaders in different sectors that can set up the structures necessary for the socio-economic and political development of Nigeria.

An astute professional, and winner of the award in Professional Ethics by the Nigeria Law School, Mfon also has multiple degrees in Business Law and Social Sciences, Journalism, Neuro linguistic programming, Project Management, Conflict Resolution and Negotiation.

A founding partner of the John Maxwell Team, She is currently the C.O.O of The Future Project Africa an organization that has for over 8 years instituted and developed programmes to identify and showcase leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in Africa impacting their community positively.

Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Mfon plans to drive training and development programs focused on harnessing Nigeria’s most precious resource-its human capital, transforming Nigeria’s demographic composition into demographic dividends and training young people on the nature of their involvement in values-based transformational leadership.

She was most recently selected into the 2014 Washington Fellowship. ‪#‎YALI