FWA is an association set out to advance the professional interests of women in academics by harnessing and maximising their potentials to achieve overall excellence and best practices in their respective fields.
Provide an encouraging atmosphere for academic women to achieve their full potentials
Provide a platform for mentoring and mutually inspiring interactions and discussions for the women in academia
Provide a platform for engaging, confronting and addressing issues which constitute glass ceilings for women in academia
Promoting academic competence among female faculty in such a manner that would elicit the approval of their peers
Contribute to Covenant University’s overall academic effectiveness and welfare and create a network with women in other Universities.
The Faculty Women Advance (FWA) was initiated by the second substantive Vice Chancellor of Covenant University – Professor Aize Obayan and was born out of a sincere passion to advance the cause of Women in academia. FWA was officially inaugurated by the Vice-President Education Living Faith Church Commission (LFC) – Pastor Mrs. Faith Oyedepo on 4th February 2008.
Faculty women in CU across the various Colleges
Secondary School Girls
Orphanages and Motherless babies
Refugees/Internally Displaced persons
Widows and other vulnerable persons
Research/Journal Publication Team
Target publications on women and children in high impact outlets
Conference and Seminar Team
Organise Conferences, Seminars, Breakfast meetings & Training Workshops etc.
Hospital Visitation Group
Secondary School Visitation Group
Orphanage Visitation Group
Community Visitation Group