About the Author
Uchechi Mba-Uzoukwu (nee Uwanaka) is the Managing Partner of D&D Media. Uchechi, a graduate of English Language and Literary Studies from the University of Abuja, Nigeria, is passionate about Literature and the Arts in most forms. She began her career in 2006 as an intern with the largest Television Network in Africa, The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) where she worked in the News Department. In 2009, she became a Human Resource Management Specialist at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), where she managed a diverse pool of Francophone & Anglophone staff from 15 countries. 4 years later, she left to start a family and, that birthed her second journey into the media industry. Being a mum of 3 children whose ages range from 3 to 6, she has a ready-made audience which also serves as a focus group for the creation of more kids' content. Uchechi's love for story-telling has inspired her work in publishing more Africa-inspired books for kids on folktales, proverbs, riddles etc. She is also working on animated series based on African stories and culture.