Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Dorothy Nwodo is the former first lady of old Enugu State, Nigeria. She is a Medical Doctor with specialization in Radiology, Master in Public Health and Diploma in Public Administration .
Dr. Nwodo is an astute scholar with various experiences in areas of Medicine, Public Health, Administration, Education and Politics. She has a deep passion for community development with great emphasis on women empowerment and social justice. She founded Hope Foundation out of passion for the women especially those at the rural areas that cannot afford the basic needs of life. Her concern has been how to emancipate the women folk from frustration and despair to hope and opportunities. Her desire is to provide women and children with better health care and ensure that families are self-empowered.