*Ayoo Africa 2020 Top Ten Awardee // Judge
Originally from Cameroon, she currently resides in Maryland, and is an executive at Accenture, a Fortune 100 global consulting firm where she has spent her entire professional career. Her experience spans across multiple industries in the commercial and public sectors (i.e. Telecommunications, Federal Government, Postal Services, Banking). She specializes in project management, governance, business development, organizational change and strategy.
Mentor. Leader. Multifaceted
In line with her education and career, Azocha has always believed in the power of leadership, networking, mentorship and entrepreneurship. She co-founded ForceAfrik in 2007, a non-profit organization with a mission to provide a platform for the African Diaspora to display its cultural diversity. One of the highlights of ForceAfrik was the annual African Dance Exhibition that attracted hundreds from diverse cultural backgrounds. She was also one of the founders of the Cameroonian Student Union (CSU) in 2001 which provided networking events for young Cameroonian students seeking mentorship and advice on how to succeed in the US. She has also worked with the Cameroonian Professional Society (CPS) and is a member of the Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN).
Outside of her involvement within the community, she has also served as a professional coach for Pageant contestants in Public Speaking and Personal Presentation. She has hosted the Miss Cameroon USA Pageant as well as the Miss Africa USA pageant.
Azocha is also a Mistress of Ceremonies at events within the Metropolitan District of Columbia, and is popularly known for her combination of grace, eloquence, style and humor.