HISTORY, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, AND DIPLOMACY
Current Postgraduate Supervision
Coordinator, Division of General Studies, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus 1976 -2000.
Executive Director Ndu (Life) Ike (Strength) Akunuba (Wealth) (NIA), a non-governmental, non-profit organization for female undergraduates of Nigerian universities to learn leadership 2003 to the present
Deputy Dean Faculty of Arts 2014 to the present
HOD History, International Studies, and Diplomacy 2014 to the present
CONFERENCE PAPERS PUBLISHED IN BOOKS
Rina Okonkwo, “Awolowo’s Background 1906-1934,” Obafemi Awolowo: The End of an Era ed. by Toyin Falola Ife: OAU Press 1988 pp. 64-71.
Rina Okonkwo, “Possible Contributions of Humanities to National Development,” New Directions in Nigerian Higher Education ed. by BN Oluikpe Onitsha: Africana Press, 1988.
Rina Okonkwo, “Introduction of Income Tax in Nigeria 1927-1936,” African Culture and Development ed by S. Arnold Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1990, pp. 211-218.
2012 Women as Global Leaders Conference Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
2010 International Leadership Association Conference in Boston, MA USA
2009 Tallberg Forum on the Environment Tallberg Sweden
2008 Tallberg Forum on the Environment Tallberg Sweden
2008 Women as Global Leaders Conference in Dubai UAE
Women Leadership Forum in White Oak Florida USA
Work with Ndu Ike Akunuba (NIA) And LEAP Africa founded by daughter Ndidi Nwuneli. Rina has helped mentor young, especially female students at University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu Campus, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Ebonyi State University, Enugu State University of Technology, IMT.
Prof. Okonkwo supervised post-graduate students in history at UNN.
President Enugu branch of Nigerwives, a national non-profit organization of foreign women married to Nigerians, which engages in charitable activities.
Historian in Residence at Centre for Memories, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation to promote Igbo history and culture.
Summary of Profile
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