My name is Uche Mercy Okonkwo. I am a nigerian by birth and my home state in Nigeria is Anambra state. I hold BAEd, Med and PhD degrees. I work with the National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos. I am in the School of Education and I am in charge of the language programmes. I have been in the field of academics for close to 30 years. I moved to the National Open University from Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria where I first started my academic career.
Being in academics has opened many doors for me for personal developement. For instance, I did my doctorate at Teachers College Columbia University in New York. I have atened a number of international conferences, workshops such as the OER that I am currently attending at the university of Education, Winneba, Ghana.
My interests include teaching, knowing about other cultures, doing charity work, gardening, reding especially reading christian literatur.