BAME CIC in Glasgow, Scotland. Chioma Nwafor.


Executive Director/ Convener

Dr Chioma Nwafor is the Executive Director and the convener of DAWSUN (Diaspora African Women’s Support Network CIC), Glasgow. She has worked in the voluntary sector for over 15 years and is passionate about issues that affect women, family and Africa. Chioma has demonstrated a record of excellence, contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in her area of expertise and activity. Chioma’s influence on the broader community led to the establishment of DAWSUN in November of 2018. Her consultancy and voluntary work include serving in the Advisory Council of Lead Africa International e.V. in Stuttgart, Germany. Chioma is the Board of Trustee Chairperson of PHWAY Initiative Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation that provides a platform to support women and children. She is also a Senior Financial Analyst and Economist at the Centre for Economic Data Analysis and Forecasting CEDAF Ltd Scotland. Chioma currently works as financial services and quantitative risk analysis lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland and an adjunct lecturer at the Postgraduate School of Credit and Financial Management in Lagos, Nigeria.




Our Objectives

  • Improve child poverty and financial exclusion within our community
  • Challenge female genital mutilation practices
  • Challenge domestic and sexual violence
  • Reduce gender inequalities in employment, wages and leadership roles
  • Support and mentor young girls and women
  • Promote life-long learning and well-grounded education for men and women
  • Research economic, social and developmental challenges
  • Promote African cultural heritage through events and documentaries

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