Meet Elizabeth Jack-Rich, The Young Nigerian Entrepreneur Putting Nigeria On The World Map

Entrepreneur, business mogul, and philanthropist, Elizabeth Jack-Rich is putting Nigeria on the world map, and it’s impressive.

The delectable CEO of Elin Group made headlines in April when she became the first African woman to be featured on the cover of the 2020 World Finance Spring Issue.

Born to a Nigerian father and Israeli mother on May 19, 1993, she graduated from the University of Applied Science and Management University Port-Novo.

She soon began a journey into entrepreneurship with Elin Group shortly after.

Under her stewardship, the privately held conglomerate has grown its presence in numerous sectors, including energy, real estate, agriculture, and aviation, among others with footprints in West Africa and in the United States.

Jack-Rich holds the Rising Women Leaders Programme and Entrepreneurship Essentials qualifications from Cambridge University and Harvard University, respectively.

She is currently studying for a graduate degree in strategic management at Harvard University.

Her passion for mankind soon led her to establish the Jack-Rich Foundation, a non-profit organization in December 2017.

The foundation has awarded more than 100 scholarships to the poor, with a focus on bringing hope to people in need, young people, the elderly, and veterans in Nigeria, Africa, and the world.

Jack-Rich recently also established a special public welfare fund to support rural women in Nigeria called Opportunities for Rural Women ’s Development Initiative (ORWODI).

She has been recognized for her works with awards like won numerous awards like Honorary Doctorate of Leadership and Community Development from the ISFOB of Benin University, the philanthropist, and the Goodwill Ambassador Award from Accolade Global.

She was awarded the Young Female Leader Award in 2019.

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Married to Tein T.S. Jack-Rich, also a philanthropist and founder of BELEMAOIL, they are blessed with two adorable children.

Elizabeth made the cover of Forbes China May Issue 2020 where she spoke on her entrepreneurial journey and leadership.