Pamela I. Emmanuel, International Development Professional & Businesswoman, Certified Human Rights Advocate with over 15 years of combined experience in International Development, Women’s Economic Empowerment, and Business/Finance. A former Hollywood Fashion Designer turned Int’l Businesswomen. Pamela focuses on Women’s Economic Development & entrepreneurship by helping existing or aspiring Womenpreneurs create greater wealth, build and grow businesses with their gifts and talents through vertical integration. Pamela has consulted with many women entrepreneurs and creatives on how to start, advance, and launch their businesses and creative ideas to greater levels. Her vision is building the global economy through international trade & commerce. With a mission to empower women to achieve their highest potential and Reign as Kings. Her diverse business acumen is well-known in Northern & Southern America, Europe, Asia, and African territories catapulting once overlooked obscure nations to global prominence, building economies through trading and other economic ventures.
Pamela has an extensive background in both Business/Finance & Fashion. Pamela started in the finance and banking sector. She worked at JP Morgan Chase as a Financial Banker. Also an Executive Assistant to a retired insurance multimillionaire and developed the necessary contacts and business savvy needed to thrive as a financial analyst. She also learned the secrets to investments and acquiring long term wealth. Looking to fulfill her more creative side she ventured into the fashion industry where she started her career as a Hollywood Celebrity Stylist, Designer, and PR Agent. During this time, she made it possible for her and her clients’ creations to be featured in various media outlets like magazines, radio, film, television, and the internet. Her work has featured in prestigious magazines like VOGUE, People, Marie Claire, ThisDay Africa, USA Today, Daily Mail, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, to mention a few. She has also been featured on TV networks such as Entertainment Tonight, E, Hollywood Access, Hollywood Today, Home & Family, America’s Next Top Model, and CW. In 2018, she was selected as a premier Royal Wedding Expert for Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s nuptials on Al Rucker’s Radio Show.
She attained the very coveted acceptance letter from the London College of Fashion (Business Management School) while simultaneously pursuing her Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences in International Business at University of Houston. Her fashion career has awarded her opportunities to work with Royal families and A-List Hollywood Celebrities such as Beyoncé, Toni Braxton, Matthew McConaughey and Celine Dion. Marrying both Fashion and Finance, she has successfully merged her business acumen and entrepreneurial nature with her love for fashion and design as a Designer, Industry Leader, and International Trade Agent. This has awarded her the opportunity to be recognized by USAID & the Empower Government private sector. She was also chosen as the United States of America International Trade Representative & Panelist amongst other apparel sector industry leaders globally due to her business ventures, trade, and impact in the USA & various nations.
She is an alumni of University of Houston, United Nations Institute and is also recipient of Certification from Gemstone Leadership Institute by A New Nigeria 2019 Presidential Candidate & Nation Builder. As well as certification of International Diplomacy & Protocol from United States Institute of Diplomacy & Human Rights. She is a Philanthropist & Founder of an 501(c)(3) Organization, “Nation BuildHer™” and Initiator of “African Women Fashionprenuers Program” an initiative in partnership with Women Impacting Nigeria (WIN) raising $100K to economically empower 50-100 women fashionpreneurs to attain financial freedom by building sustainable businesses in Lagos Nigeria.
She currently lives in Los Angeles, California, where she founded her own Haute Couture Bridal Atelier ‘DaughtersOfNonyelum.com’. As an avid life long learner, she continues to pursue higher education. As of recent she studied finance at Yale University, Economics at Harvard University and Economic Development for Women at United Nations Institute.