Renowned for her contributions in electrical engineering and cybersecurity, Dinah Lugard further extended her influence by leading ‘The Cure Initiative For Individuals With Substance Abuse NGO’ and SoberTech. Her recognition as the “Yessiey Woman Of The Year” at the Yessiey Awards, presented by Yessiey Magazine, highlights her exceptional achievements and contributions, reflecting groundbreaking inventions, discoveries, honors, and extraordinary work.
The Yessiey Awards celebrate individuals who selflessly improve lives, embodying values like kindness, compassion, and service. The journey of this remarkable achiever is a profound inspiration. Originating from the Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa, Dinah stands out as an extraordinary philanthropist.
Commencing her journey in the tech industry as an electrical engineer and cybersecurity expert, Dinah’s aspirations expanded significantly. She authored the book “Prison Without Bars: Breaking The Chains Of Drug Addiction,” produced the impactful documentary “Drug Pandemic,” and founded ‘The Cure Initiative For Individuals With Substance Abuse NGO’ along with the pioneering SoberTech Platform.
Dinah Lugard’s unwavering faith in technology’s transformative power, particularly in addressing drug addiction, is indeed inspirational. This conviction led her to create SoberTech and establish her NGO, showcasing her commitment to uplifting the less privileged and advocating for positive social change. Her numerous initiatives provide essentials and educational opportunities to underprivileged communities across Nigeria.
Her selfless commitment to enhancing the lives of others earned her the esteemed recognition at the Yessiey Awards. Expressing her gratitude, she stated, “I am incredibly humbled and grateful to receive the Woman Of The Year 2023 Yessiey Award. It is my firm belief that we all have a responsibility to contribute to society’s betterment, and I am honored to be recognized for my efforts. This award motivates me to continue using my platform and skills to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.”
In addition to this recent accolade, Dinah Lugard received the prestigious ‘Top 20 Young CEOs in Africa’ award at the 10th edition of the Scream All Youth Awards 2023 in August. This distinguished honor recognizes professionals who excel in their fields while making significant social impacts. Continuing her philanthropic endeavors, Dinah inspires others to engage in humanitarian initiatives, solidifying her reputation as a role model and a force for positive change in Nigeria.