Dr Love Nwabudo Nwigwe (BSc, MH, CNHP, PhD)

Meet Our Founder/Executive Director

Mrs. Love Nwabudo Nwigwe was born in Nigeria, raised in Italy, and now lives in Red Deer Alberta. She is a quality driven and accountable individual very passionate about creative arts and Culture.
Founder of the International Women of Purpose Cultural Association Red Deer, AB. She is a defender of human rights and peace, a woman of faith, who detests injustice and thrives in the atmosphere of equality, mutual respect, creativity, and opportunity to succeed.
Love is an anti racism advisor and a wellness consultant who provides counselling to the community members being bullied for their skin colour.

She is the writer, director, and producer of the award-winning movie on racial discrimination. “I can’t Breathe” funded by TelusStoryHive.
Love is married to Prince Nwigwe and is a mother of 4 children who are positively impacting their world.

She has received some prestigious awards such as:
Sydney Corell humanitarian Award 2017 (Charlotte USA)
Diversity award 2018 Red Deer (Alberta Canada)
DDEA Humanitarian Award 2022 Baltimore (USA)
NBCC FIL FRASER Award for outstanding work in visual art 2023 (Edmonton Alberta)
International Celebrity Award for authentic work in visual arts 2023 (Paris)
Panelist at the Cannes festival to discuss the film on racism 2023 (France)


Board Members


Mrs Annie Ekannem

Vice Chair

Mrs Linda Greber

Board Member

Mrs Chi Chi Kalu

Board Member

Mrs Aaron Armstrong

Leadership Team

Vice President

Mrs Adama Bangura

Secretary and Financial Advisor

Mrs Ngozi Anyaduba


Miss Esther Opusunju