Dr. Maureen Nwando Onyejegbu is a Research Fellow in the Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Maureen was formerly the Institute of African Studies Curator whereby she was able to uniquely safeguard and preserve the avalanche of diversified artifacts of the Institute of African Studies Museum. She did her Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D degrees in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Maureen is proudly the first Doctoral Graduate of the Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with specialization in African History and Environmental Studies. Her research and teaching interest exemplify the study of African history, African culture, traditions, environment and their preservations. She also has passion towards the preservation and conservation of Igbo cultures and traditions and sees the need to salvage some of the invaluable but fast eroding cultures and traditions of the people. Maureen has engaged in field works, workshops, seminars and conferences organized by the Institute and beyond. A member of the Historical Society, African Studies Association, Association for the Promotion of African Studies, Igbo Studies Association and Museum Association (MA). She has passion towards research development in African Studies, Igbo Studies, and Museum and Tourism Studies. Dr Onyejegbu is result-driven, proactive, hardworking, honest and reliable. Her hobbies include reading, researching, listening to music and meeting people.