Betty Abah is the 15th of 30 children. She is the only one from her family to get an education, and it has led her back to her home in Lagos, Nigeria. Betty is the CEO of CEE-HOPE, an NGO that focuses on the rights and welfare of vulnerable children. She is also a journalist, author, and women’s and children’s rights activist.
Author: Pat Frandsen
Pat Frandsen is the videographer and photographer for the communications committee. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in elementary education. She taught school while her husband attended medical school. Club Frandsen is growing, thanks to her six children and their spouses. The club is up to 33, not including the six dogs. Because of her involvement in Big Ocean Women, she coordinated a global grant with a Rotary club in Nigeria and the CEO of an NGO that she met through Big Ocean Women. With matching funds, the grant will provide $52 thousand to help women get sewing machines and start their own businesses. It will also help girls learn about maturation and provide them with Days for Girls packets. Her favorite thing is writing her bio. She just forgets to submit it.