Adaku Okafor is a diversity, equity & Inclusion consultant, certified facilitator - DISC Workplace & Management, executive coach, and an inclusive leadership development professional who specializes in helping companies and organizations create and sustain inclusive workplaces and turn diversity into a strategic business advantage. She has worked across functions in multinationals and public sector organisations before starting a transformational boutique consultancy, PhoenixRize Consulting.
Adaku has spoken at several events addressing topics on bias, racism, cultural competency, intersectionality and allyship and she uses her personal stories to inspire others to take action and be the change they seek.
Adaku has received numerous industry and community awards and recognitions for her work on diversity, equity and inclusion, female empowerment, and community activation. She is a recipient of the Irish Women’s Awards in recognition of her work to make Ireland a great and more equal place to live and work. She is also recognised as an ‘Inspiring female leader’, ‘a Hero’, ‘Community person of year’ and ‘one of the most exceptional and inspiring people in Dublin’.