Ifiokobong Anthony Akan is a multiple award-winning fashion entrepreneur, A business woman, Humanitarian, Creative Writer, Speaker, Mentor and A Lifestyle Coach. She is the creative director and lead consultant of House Of Borah global limited.
House of borah is one of Africans leading fashion Brand. known for its classic and sophisticated designs. Been In existence since 2013. They provide the most sort after Bespoke Tailoring for brides, wedding guest, day to day made to measure clothing apparels, ready to wears for male, female and children. They sell exquisite unisex fabrics, fashion accessories. And Their subsidiaries are “Borah fashion academy” and “Borah Luxury”.
Ifiok Akan as she is fondly called, is A graduate of Policy Studies and Administration, from the University of Calabar. Obtained a Certification in Image consulting and fashion styling in Arizona, USA. A member of the Association of Image Consultant International(AICI).
Her passion for fashion was carefully nurtured from age 19 and was inspired by her immediate-environment. She loves whatever she does, and she is passionately driven by excellence.
In June 2016, Ifiok Akan was awarded as the “Young Performing Personality of the year” by the “7th Niger Delta Achievers Merit Awards”.
In October 2016, she was awarded for “Integrity in Business and Creativity” in Ghana by the “African Child Prize Foundation”(UN).
In June 2019 she was listed along side powerful business women, as one of the “50 Leading Ladies In West Africa” by the confederation of West African Youth. (CWAY AFRICA)
In 2019, she received a Special Honor “Humanitarian Award” for “Humanitarian contribution to the society” By Lamode magazine green October event lagos, Nigeria.
She won the Akwa Ibom Icon And Dynamic Awards poll, and was awarded As the “Outstanding Female Fashion Designer In AKS”.
She sits on the board of an international NGO.
She is a strong advocate of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. (UNSDGs)
She impacts knowledge both offline and online, And she holds conversations when it comes to issues of Family, Business, gender-base violence and Nation building.
She is keenly passionate about human capacity development. And She has poured out her heart to her local community in entrepreneurial and humanitarian services.
She is a Mentor in the Inoyo toro foundation. She was a partner and a sponsor of the “lift a soul charity event that focused on a day out with people living with disabilities”.
She also facilitated the training of over 25 fashion designers and stylists. All doing well in their different field of industries.
She is a firm believer that whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well; and nothing can be done well without attention and commitment.
Her zeal, professionalism, consistency, attention to detailing, are a few of the qualities that has kept her head-on, and established her as an authority in her industry and other businesses.
Her mission is to positively impact, inspire, motivate and equip individuals to be the best version of themselves.
She is married to Anthony Jude Akan who is from Mbiaya in Uraun LGA of Akwaibom State. She is a Christian and a mother of four.