Accomplishment in Years:

2014 Accomplishments
WAAD Inc. was officially incorporated in the State of Maryland, United States of America.

2015 Accomplishments
Fall 2015 – Published the first issue of International Journal of Leadership Education and Business Studies (IJLEBS).

January 2015 Outreach Event
Outreach Event with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi, Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, and his wife Monica Rutherford


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Fall 2015 IJLEBS Journal Publication
Published the first issue of International Journal of Leadership Education and Business Studies (IJLEBS).

View 2015 Fall Abstracts

2016 Accomplishments

Collaborated with the Association of Nigerian Women Academic Doctors to host training workshop and 3rd global conference.

  • October 2016 – 3rd global conference in Greatwood Hotel, Owerri, Imo State. Theme: “A Road Map for Tomorrow—The Youth Perspective
  • October 2016 – Academic Excellence Awards to the five students who received a meritorious award for emerging the overall winner in the inter-continental academic event.
  • October 2016 – Awards to exemplary leaders in the society
  • October 2016 – Motherless Baby Home, Owerri – Foods & Resources Donation
  • ANWAD Books Donation Project (ABDP-2016)

2017 Accomplishments

  • June 2017 – Inaugural World Congress

    2017 AccomplishmentsJune 2017 – Inaugural World Congress, BWI Airport Marriott Hotel, Linthicum, MD 21090, USA. Implemented a project in Linthicum, Maryland to improve learning and academic research via a 2-day conference and workshop.

    Milestone 2017

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  • June 2017 – IJLEBS Launching

    June 2017 – Launched its First Issue of International Journal of Leadership Education and Business Studies (IJLEBS) – A Peer Reviewed Journal

    Milestone 2017

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  • June 2017 – Citations & Proclamations

    June 2017 – World Association for Academic Doctors (WAAD) 2017 Citations & Proclamations from U.S. Policy Makers

    • Governor of the State of Maryland – Governor Larry J. Hogan
    • The Maryland General Assembly – Senator Anthony Muse
    • United States Senate – Senator Benjamin L. Cardin
    • United States Senate – Senator Chris Van Hollen
    • Office of Democratic Whip, Washington DC – Steny H. Hoyer
    • Member of Congress – Congressman C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger
    • House of Representatives Washington DC – Congressman Elijah E. CummingsClick here to download citations.
  • June 2017 – Academic Excellence Award

    June 2017 – World Association for Academic Doctors (WAAD) 2017 Academic Excellence Award, an annual award to recognize graduating high school seniors from various Communities for academic achievements. Eligibility for the Award emerge from rigorous college admission process and being accepted into “ALL” Ivy Leagues Universities. The 2017 awardees are:

    • Olawunmi Akinlemibola – Senior at Duval High School, Lanham, Maryland
    • Martin Altenburg – Senior at Fargo North High School, Fargo, North Dakota
    • Ifeoma White-Thorpe – Senior at Morris Hills High School, Rockaway, New Jersey


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  • June 2017 – Top Team Builder Award Recipients

    June 2017 Top Team Builder Award Recipients

    The top team builder award is to recognize WAAD members who have delivered an outstanding diversity, team building, and talent attraction skills that are consistent with the professional values and exceptional performance associated with WAAD

    • Dr. Margaret H. Vianna
    • Dr. Elizabeth Young
    • Dr. Abiodun Adeleke
    • Dr. Adaeze Momah
    • Dr. Adejoke Sheyin
    • Dr. James Hyatt
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  • June 2017 – Most Dedicated Member Award

    Most Dedicated Member Award

    The Most Dedicated Member Award is to recognize a WAAD member who went beyond duties and expectations. The exceptional member who is wholly committed to WAAD activities and devoted enormous time to ensure excellence!

    Dr. JoAnn Fisher – VP Communications
    Jo Ann Fisher

  • June 2017 – Eminent Leadership Award

    Eminent Leadership Award

    The eminent leadership award is to appreciate the Founder & President of WAAD Inc.Dr. Mrs. Henrietta Okoro for her visionary guidance and excellence in leadership.

    Leadership Award

2018 Accomplishments

2018 Future Event

  • June 2018 – To host a Free Virtual Conference for Marylanders
  • June 2018 – To provide Free Training for Marylanders on how to use Technology and Zoom Platform

2019 Accomplishments

2019 Future Event

  • June 2019 – 3rd Global Conference