Chimamaka Ige

Chimamaka Ige is the Lead Consultant and Strategist at Advance Co., where she helps entrepreneurs build strategic, structured, and sustainable business models. She is also the author of the book “You Are Enough,” sharing her thoughts on faith, business, identity, and emotional healing through her platforms. Chimamaka is married to her best friend, and together they are raising their two children.

In the last three years, Chimamaka has achieved remarkable milestones. She has learned to show up authentically, without apologies, embracing her true self. She has directly impacted and taught over 300 entrepreneurs across respective platforms, guiding them to build innovative business models for their businesses. Chimamaka developed a signature program titled “Business Model Blueprint” and served as a guest mentor on a revolutionary personal and business clarity program called “Purposeful Clarity Lab” with Tolu Michaels.

Additionally, Chimamaka has served as a support coach and co-facilitator on several impactful  programs, including strength workshops with Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Foluso Gbadamosi, and a 6-week grief recovery program alongside Funmi Ayowole of The Soul Clinic. Her viral story on healing from grief has gained over 1 million views and listens within 6 months of release across respective platforms.

Chimamaka co-wrote a 31-day prayer and declaration manual on the book of Proverbs called “Wisdom Speaks” with her friend, Tosin Sanni. She produced several episodes of the “Growing Together with C.I” podcast with listeners across 30 nations. Chimamaka served as a volunteer with The Bethesda Child Support Agency, providing direct teaching and mentorship. She also championed Project Love Gives & The Love Fund, education-focused initiatives to provide tuition and support.

Job: Lead Consultant and Strategist at Advance Co.
Location: Nigeria
Umi100 Honouree 2024