Episode 138

138 | Quick Fire Q&A with Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro

September 27, 2020

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Episode Overview

This week for our Quick Fire series, we have Strategy and Growth Consultant and founder of My African Corner, Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro.

Chioma joined us in Episode 115 where she shared her story on how she became a CPA, and eventually fully going into entrepreneurship.

Chioma is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) with over 8 years of experience working with corporate and nonprofit organizations.

As a growth coach and consultant, Chioma has helped a lot of professionals and entrepreneurs build creative strategies and grow their revenue. In 2018, She was named by Elevate Tech Fest as a Leader in the Canadian Innovation ecosystem and nominated for a Toronto Region Board of Trade Business Excellence Award for Young Professional of the Year.

Her work had been featured in a number of publications including Canada’s top outlet for senior executives and professionals (The Globe and Mail) and PayPal. She has also spoken in stages and universities. She currently sits on the newly formed CPA Emerging Leaders Advisory Board and is a mentor to various startups, business owners and professionals across the world.

Chioma is also the founder of My African Corner, a platform dedicated to accelerating entrepreneurs and professionals in the Black community. This platform holds various events like BUILDfest, which is focused on experiential education on business, and Dajara, which focuses on helping students and new graduates.



what you’ll learn in this episode

  • Her experience meeting Michelle Obama
  • 3 words that describe Chioma
  • First person she thinks of when she hears the word “successful”
  • Her favorite book
  • Her favorite gift to give
  • What she loves about where she lives
  • Favorite item of clothing
  • Her favorite time of day


  • The two people she would want to have dinner with
  • Her favorite thing to eat
  • What she can’t get through the day without
  • What she carries with her all the time
  • Favorite place she has ever visited
  • The theme song of her life
  • Her worst habit
  • How her story could never be written without the grace of God



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