House of Clyopatra Foundation


Board Chairwoman

From the simple lines of the cuts to the more intricate designs of the culture-rich innovative fabrics, Clyopatra harnesses her creative mind o bring us this new world where the Motherland meets the West to create an infusion of elegance, sophistication, beauty, and authenticity. Having lived all her life shuttling between three Continents, Maryland based Ifeoma C. Onyia, Designer/Creative Director, having taken a break from the fashion industry decided to come back with vengeance by producing a truly innovative and inspiring collection. Ifeoma C. Onyia, fresh out of college opened her first fashion line in London UK creating one of a kind bridal gown and later began the first Afrocentric Bridal exhibition which later won her many awards. Ifeoma with the Sheba Collection again pushes the envelope by showing the versatility of the rich African prints. She took the beautiful heritage African cotton/batik fabrics and turned them into lycra, silk mix, ploy produce never have been done before swim wears and gowns, belief is simply…… “fashion without borders”!!!

Chidi Onukwugha

Legal Affairs

After 15 years as a prosecutor, Chidebere (Chidi) brings to the House of Clyopatra Foundation extensive experience in business, entertainment and products liability law.

Morenike Oyebade

Director of Operations

Morenike Oyebade has been a truly valued member of the House of Clyopatra Foundation family since 2018. Morenike initiates, organizes, and promotes new program for our staff, members, and volunteers. Morenike Oyebade is completing an accelerated Master of Public Health Sciences program at the University of Virginia. She attended the University of Virginia, where she received a B.A. in Global Development Studies with a concentration in Global Public Health and a minor in Global Culture & Commerce. While in college, Morenike worked for the D.C. Department of Health, revieing and analyzing policies, regulations and plans that impacted the health of D.C. residents and visitors.

S.J Oyebade

VP of Operations

Graduated Alpha Kappa Psi, S.J Oyebade has a background in Event Planning. Familiarity with the “language of sports”; fundraising, intimate familiarity with all major social media marketing platforms. As VP of Operations, he is an organizational leader who uses his experience and education to make decisions to ensure the HOC organization is current. He is involved with the planning, direction and coordination of activities of the organization and day to day operations.