President: Elizabeth Ugonwa Anyakoha, PhD
Professor of Home Economics Education in University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN),Elizabeth was the coordinator of Home Economics Unit of the Department of Vocational Education, UNN from 1995-1998 and Head of Department of Vocational Education from 2000- 2003,after being She was and the first female Head of Department of Voc Ed from 2000-2003.She has developed curricula and instructional materials for Home Economics and other Vocational Education programmes at various levels of education in Nigeria.
She continues to serve in many UNN Committees and render different forms of services to outside bodies. She has served as consultant to National Universities Commission (NUC) ,Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), National Council for Colleges of Education (NCCE), UNICEF, UNESCO, UNDP, World Bank. She was a member of the Governing Council of Teacher Registration Council (TRC) of Nigeria. She is also a member of many national and international professional associations including, International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE). She has also served as external examiner for many institutions in Nigeria and Africa. Elizabeth has successfully supervised 10 PhD Theses and 58 M Ed. Projects. She has also successfully executed ten locally and internationally funded research projects. She has published two standard text books in Home Economics namely Home Management for Schools and Colleges, and Home Economics for Junior Secondary schools. These are widely used in Nigerian schools and in some West African countries. She has also published more than 70 journal articles, 23 book chapters, 10 technical reports and edited six monographs. She has attended over 100 learned conferences and capacity building workshops both within and outside Nigeria. Elizabeth is the founder of Journal of Home Economics Journal , Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria (HERAN) in 2000 and Family & Child Development Centre.
Elizabeth is happily married to Maduka Wilfred Anyakoha, a Professor of Physics. They have five children and four grandchildren.