Dr Iyabo Ojikutu

Physician and Author

(formerly Dr Okuwobi) is a board certified pediatrician, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria. She has been practicing medicine for 27 years, and currently owns, and runs her practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where she lives with her two daughters.


Her writing journey began in December 2015, after her dear father passed. 'Permanent Happiness' is her first book. She has a soon to be published second book titled 'Our True Colors', and currently working on a third book.


She is a blogger, and regularly writes and inspires readers on her blog at the 'Peace Place' on her website www.driyabo.com

She is a speaker, and has had repeated speaking engagements at the United Nations. First, in September 2017 at the General Assembly SDG Media zone. She spoke about happiness and peace, as related to SDG 16-Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Her second speaking engagement with the UN was in January 2018 at the ECOSOC Youth Forum, where she was on a panel discussing bridging across generations-helping young people reach their full potential.


Dr Ojikutu is dedicated to promoting happiness, personal fulfillment and peace, making the world a better and more peaceful place person by person, and inspiring and motivating our children and youth-our future leaders and change makers.


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