Dr. Stella Chinyelu Okoli is a Nigerian pharmacist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She is the founder and current CEO of Emzor, a pharmaceutical company she started in 1977. Okoli was born on July 30, 1944, in Kano State to Felix Ebelechukwu and Margaret Modebelu. She attended All Saints Primary School in Onitsha (1954-1959), Ogidi Girls Secondary School in Ogidi from 1959 to 1964, and Federal Science School in Lagos from 1964 to 1966.
Okoli moved to Great Britain to continue her studies. She graduated from the College of Bradford as a pharmacist. Dr. Stella Okoli also holds a master’s degree in bio-pharmacy from the College of London, Chelsea College, and she is a graduate of Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School in Boston, and I.E.S.E Business School in Barcelona, Spain.
After her education in Great Britain, Okoli began working as a ward/ clinical pharmacist at Middlesex Hospital in London and later briefly as a pharmacist at Boots Drugstore UK. She is your Woman of Fortune this week of sterling hopes and vibes.