Ann Obianuju Awosika ( Nee Arinze), was born in Nigeria. She is the initiator and educator for Peace Education Development Initiative (PEDI). She received a Bachelor of Science from The Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria. Ann went ahead to obtain a Master’s Degree in Peace Studies and Diplomacy (MAPD) from the Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand.

She has traveled far and wide, studying and attending global conferences. She has researched, written and published lots of papers and articles.   

She was once an administrator  in the Oil and Gas Industry. She resides in the United States at present

Team PEDI  is working to adapt proven solutions to empower the vulnerable children,teenagers and young adults.