Manuela is an administrator, counsellor, author, public speaker, and pastor. She is the wife of George Izunwa (General Overseer of Gateway International Church) and the mother of three amazing children; Michelle, Mirabel and Mickel.
Her passion is women empowerment and youth development. She served as the Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs in Rivers State (May 2009 - May 2011). Presently she runs two organisations; a non-governmental organisation called Girls' Organisation For Leadership And Development (G.O.L.D) and a faith-based foundation called Deborah's Cradle. It is through Deborah’s Cradle she carries out her ministry of encouragement to her world. Under the auspices of Deborah’s Cradle she also runs capacity development initiatives for female leaders via WIM (Women In Ministry) & WIL (Women In Leadership).
Pastor Manuela is the proprietress of Sitrid International School in Port Harcourt. She is also the Head of Administration; Gateway International Church. She is the author of "Overcoming Self-doubt", she also frequently writes inspirational quotes and messages on her blog, Deborah's Cradle and co-authors the Powerseeds Devotional.
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