Sitting pretty on our woman crush portfolio today, is none other than the boss lady herself, Fifi Ekanem Ejindu. She is the CEO of Building Support Systems and the Principal Partner of Starcrest Group of Companies. She is a Nigerian Neo-traditional Architect, a fashionista, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
She is the great grand-daughter of a king in Calabar, Nigeria (King Ekpo Bassey of Cobham town in Calabar, Nigeria), and undoubtedly one of the leading lights of Architecture in Nigeria. She also founded The African Arts and Fashion Initiative.
Awards, Features and Recognitions of Princess Fifi Ejindu.
- Fifi Ejindu was awarded the “Honorary Patron Membership” of the elite Dubai Icons Club.
- Featured in the Famous African Women Architect Magazine by People Maven – 2018 Edition.
- Pronounced winner of “The Nigerian Golden Book Professional Icon Award” in 2015
- Recognized as one of the Top Twenty Inspirational Women in 2015 by the African Diaspora Professional Women in Europe (ADIPWE).
- Princess Fifi Ejindu won the “Diaspora Excellence Award” in 2015.
- Fifi Ejindu was the winner of the 2014 African Child Nobel Prize.
- Awarded by the African Achievers Awards for the “Lifetime Achievement Award” the event took place at ‘The Dorchester Hotel on Sunday, the 4th of August 2013.
- Enlisted into the Global Women Leaders Hall of Fame – African Chapter. She was one of Africa’s top 20 Women of Influence in 2013.
- Fifi was recommended by the Georgia House of Representatives, America for her achievements. She was awarded as the “African Female Economic Champion” in 2013.
- Presented with the award of the “Patriotic Women of Integrity International award” in 2004.
- Fifi Ejindu received the “African International Achievers Merit Award for excellence” from the Soroptimist Club of Abuja.
- Princess Fifi Ejindu is a member of the Nigerian National Heritage Council.
- Fifi was one of the eleven-member technical committee set up by the government of Akwa Ibom state to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to the state.
Despite the affluence and age, Fifi still personally supervises sites to ensure that things are done according to plans and projections. She goes about her work as normal and like your average person. Her penchant for excellence and perfection earns her Espact’s Woman Crush Crown.