Young Entrepreneur Favour Nwobodo Chosen As Tony Elemelu Foundation Coach

Self-styled polyglot, Favour Nwobodo has recently been named as a Tony Elumelu Foundation coach. She is set to begin her engagement with the next cohort of Tony Elemelu Entrepreneurs in June, 2022.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is an international non-governmental organisation focused on entrepreneurship in Africa with the aim of empowering women and men across the continent.

Favour speaks eleven languages in total, including English, Korean, Filipino, Shona, Swahili, Spanish, Indonesian, German, French, Chinese and Igbo, all learnt without moving outside Nigeria. She is the founder of Empress Linguistics Services, a linguistics service aimed at profering solutions to linguistics needs of clients offering a tall list of services.

The 20-year-old is also the Founder of Save African Children Initiative, an Initiative set up to help the less privileged in Africa. So far, the initiative has reportedly been able to reach out to about 300 kids with various projects in Nigeria with hopes to do more.

Currently a student of the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, she has been studying for a double Bachelor’s in surgery and medicine in order to practice medicine.