About Janet O. Ibru
Janet O. Ibru - Professional Summary:
A successful real estate investor with the CASI Global Investments Corporation in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Janet O. Ibru has devoted a significant amount of her time and resources to charity work. As a college student in London, Ms. Ibru worked with a group that visited the homebound and the elderly. After she graduated from King’s College at the University of London with an honors degree, Janet O. Ibru spent six years living and working in Nigeria.
While in Nigeria, Janet O. Ibru volunteered her time at a children’s summer camp and as a Sunday school teacher. She worked closely with a home for orphaned and abandoned children. On a weekly basis, she was involved in sending the orphanage nutritious food for the children who resided there. Ms. Ibru’s commitment to charity began with her parents’ example. As a child and young woman, she spent every Christmas in Nigeria at her parents’ side as they organized the distribution of food to people without homes.
Janet O. Ibru continued her commitment to service, and especially service to children, once she moved to the United States. After completing an MBA at American University, Ms. Ibru spent a year working as the Business Operations Director for The Urban Passage, Inc., a faith-based nonprofit organization located in Alexandria, Virginia. The Urban Passage provides mentoring, education, counseling, and life skills training for young people incarcerated in the Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Home in Alexandria.
While she now divides her time between her homes in Maryland and London, Janet O. Ibru still maintains charitable ties to Nigeria. She sits on the Board of Trustees for MCIU University in Nigeria’s Delta State. MCIU University was founded as a charitable university with a mission to lift families out of poverty by providing excellent educations. Janet O. Ibru also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Michael and Cecilia Foundation, a charitable group that funds the MCIU University project as well as other endeavors in the fields of healthcare and education.
Janet O. Ibru - Professional Experience:
CASI Global Investments Corporation
09/2004 – Present
Janet O. Ibru - Education:
International Marketing and Finance
08/2000 – 05/2002
Janet O. Ibru - Interests:
Swimming, Reading, International Travel, Watching Movies, Dining out, Sutdying Philanthiopic Organizations and Methods