BAME CIC in Glasgow, Scotland. Thelma-Okey Adibe



Dr Thelma Okey-Adibe PhD is the Community Engagement and Financial Inclusion officer in DAWSUN. She develops reports and consultation responses to highlight the ethnic minorities experiences in using and accessing financial services. She leads DAWSUN's work with the community and works closely with our community representatives to design innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the community we serve. Thelma serves in DAWSUN’s research and policy sub-committee. She has over 15 years of banking experience and a wealth of expertise in several areas, including Corporate banking, Retail banking, Commercial banking. Thelma is a Certified Financial Education Instructor and has a PhD in Banking and Finance, focusing on Microfinancing and Financial Inclusion. She currently works for Jezreel Consulting and works as casual staff at Glasgow Caledonian University.



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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