The Goldin Institute is staffed by a diverse group of talented and committed individuals around the world working towards a common goal of creating real local and global change rooted in the power of communities determining their own futures.
Oluchi Achi Uzodimma
President and Founder, Child Shield Initiative

Oluchi Achi Uzodimma is the President and Founder of Child Shield Initiative, an organization that addresses issues that concern children, adolescent and teenage girls. She is a passionate peacebuilder and humanitarian who enjoys using her skills and experience to contribute to community engagement and empowerment. She enjoys teaching and inspiring creativity in young girls who want to take an unconventional career path through a project called the ‘Girls Recovery Room’ that serves the most vulnerable girls who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, homelessness due to early and unwanted pregnancy. At Child Shield Initiative, she led her team recently won the MKO Abiola Community Engagement Award. She was also nominated for the Robert Burns Humanitarian award 2021 because of her exemplary community work. As a peacebuilder, she has always been motivated by creative projects, teamwork and being able to draw a connection between her efforts and the results. One of the things Oluchi loves about her passion is witnessing the positive results of her work and watching as it nurtures to become great.