Ukpeme Akpan Okon, the Principal of The Values String, LLC is the Author of award-winning The Values String: A book on Transitional Life, Compelling Fulfillment, and Profound Peace. A Lawyer, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator, Speaker, Trainer, Mentor, and Ambassador for Peace, she believes that the complexities of the world, and challenges encountered by individuals can be surmounted.
Her areas of core competence are in Peacebuilding, Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration, Corporate Legal Practice, Intellectual Property, Women and Children's Rights Advocacy, Public Speaking /Motivational Speeches, Leadership, Global Partnership for Development, and Capacity Building.
She founded Guild of Adjudicators in Nigeria (GAIN), and is the Pioneer Coordinator of Justice, Development and Peace Commission of the Catholic Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles Parish, Abuja. She has held other leadership positions.
Ukpeme is the Convener of The Peace Agenda. The Peace Agenda is a platform for strategizing sustainable agenda, and action for peace. The Peace Agenda Summit, which she organizes, comprises 17 speakers: Presenting Strategies for Achieving Both Personal and World Peace.
Ukpeme is a member of Women, Peace and Security Network. She is a former Assistant General Secretary of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Abuja Branch, and the National Director
— Administration of FIDA U.S.A. Chapter. She has served on the Zero Draft sub-committee of Non-Governmental Organization / United Nations Convention on the Status of Women.
Ukpeme is a past Secretary of the Abuja Chapter — Nigeria Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and was one of the 5 signatories to an application to establish the Abuja Chapter. She is a member of other organizations. Ukpeme is the Vice President of the Maryland Chapter of Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Americas, USA and the Public Relations Director of Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Americas (NIDOA).
Ukpeme was awarded the title "Ambassador for Peace" by the Universal Peace Federation.
She is a recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award as a Visionary Leader, Powerhouse Global Award — Justice for the People Advocate, Golden Role Model Award, Truest Supporter Award, Reader's 1st Choice Award, and other Awards. She is also a recipient of the Commander's Certificate of Appreciation from the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
A resource person, with papers and presentations to her credit, she has served as Rapporteur on various assignments, and was a panelist at a High Level event of the United Nations General Assembly.
She is one of the facilitators of the Earth Odyssey project. The Earth Odyssey vision and mission is to inspire and mobilize the youth, women and men to participate in all spheres of sustainable development and trigger policy actions and implementation by Governments, Businesses and Civil Society.
Ukpeme is desirous of leaving a legacy of peace, time consciousness, organizational excellence, teamwork and meritorious leadership. These are qualities she exhibited from ten years of age.
After successfully acting as a mediator in a protracted, difficult situation, she was referred to as "Peace Maker." This, and other related circumstances led to her determination to help people lead peaceful, transformational, fulfilled lives.
Ukpeme has been writing since childhood. She recalls writing instructional notes as a child, and still has those writings. She also wrote songs as a child, which she self-tuned. Ukpeme's articles have been cited by over 75 persons via Academia - a platform for sharing academic research. She has held leadership positions since her teenage years, until now. She is musically known as UkpEmem.
Ukpeme is a Rotarian, and a Paul Harris Fellow — Ukpeme is the Peace Fellows Committee Chair of Rotary District 7620, and the Rotary Club of Rockville Peace Committee Chair. She takes pleasure in peacebuilding, music, mental wellness, culinary art, mentoring, nature, dancing, traveling, gardening, and volunteering.
Move ahead, hindrance-free, towards self betterment.
Despite our imperfections, our lives can be positively transformed.
One good value of yours can produce abundant good.
Find out how, by reading The Values String: A book on Transitional Life, Compelling Fulfilment, and Profound Peace.
The Values String, LLC was formed on December 23, 2021. The mission of the company is to provide values-added services, and to foster a valuable society.
The business was established to provide services not limited to:
Relatedly, The Values String is:
1. The title of a book
2. The title of a song
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I desire to inspire the world.
The Values String: A book on Transitional Life, Compelling Fulfillment, and Profound Peace is a unique, creative, motivational, award-winning book by Ukpeme Akpan Okon.
It establishes the nexus among transformation, resilience, fulfillment, and peace. It also highlights mental health issues, refraining from stigmatization of persons, and encouraging persons to seek help.
The author's creativity is showcased through self-composed songs, which align with some sections in the book. This book introduces a self-mastery and betterment method created by the author, known as The Values String.
Readers of The Values String are certain to understand how mindfulness can foster transformation, fulfillment, and peace.
Through the author’s composed songs, one can experience the ability to sing to, through, and out of any circumstance. One value is a gemstone. Envisage owning several values and stringing them...
The Values String was published on December 16, 2018.
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3. The Values String is the Reader's 1st Choice Award recipient, presented by We Love Indie Books, as Winner of April 2019 Cover of the Month Contest.
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