When I sat next to this damsel at an audition in 2011, somewhere in Ikeja, little did I know that I was sitting with a STAR. Two years after, her name has risen above many heights and now, she has gone beyond being just a star… She’s now a HEROINE!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Permit me to introduce you to
Actress, Blogger, Scriptwriter, and CEO.
Frances Okeke hails from Imo state. A graduate of Foreign Languages (French) from the University of Benin. She also has a Diploma certificate in Systems Engineering from Florintech Computers.
Frances has been an avid reader from her primary school days, and that has greatly influenced and sharpened her skill as a writer. She has a blog (www.francesbox.blogspot.com) you need just a visit to be convinced of her abilities as a writer – a knowledgeable one at that.
She has worked as a columnist for WOW Magazine and also worked as an IT at Guaranty Trust Bank for a while during her university days.
Having graduated with a degree in French in, she decided to go after a childhood fancy during her service year.
Frances launched her acting career in 2011. She has appeared in movies and soaps like Family Ties, Dear Mother, The Benjamins, Time of our Lives, Behind the Smile, Married but living single, B for Boy, an igbo flick and Second Chance, a radio drama.
Her credibility as an actress and scriptwriting is not to be questioned when you realize that she attended Amaka Igwe’s Centre for Excellence in Film and Media Studies to study screenwriting. She also attended the Lagos Finishing School. This influenced her decision to start a blog (www.francesbox.blogspot.com) where she writes on inspiration, real talk and relationships.
Her writing abilities soon began to receive the much deserved recognition and reward when She won the Homevida 2012 Award for a family friendly/children short screenplay titled ‘Dream Poetic’.
It might interest you to know also that Frances was also in the top 50 of the MTN business ‘ The Next Titan Entrepreneurial reality Tv Show’.
Now, where’s all these leading us to?
Frances is currently on a project which deserves the applause and support of everyone.
She has just recently established a company called ‘The Stimme Company Ltd’ which is dedicated to the psychological and social development of kids and teenagers via informal education. The company provides workshops, media, content,motivational speaking, counseling and consulting all for kids and teens.
Frances believes that young people, especially teens, who are going through a lot emotionally and psychologically, trying to understand their new bodies and feelings ,with zillions of questions, need guidance and help understanding themselves and molding to the adults they would become and build a better Nigeria.
WOW! Isn’t it? This amazing HEROINE needs the support of the general populace in informing and reforming the minds of the kids and teenagers.
To be part of this success, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
See you all at the top.
Naija’s Got Talent Indeed!!!
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