Prof Eno-Abasi Urua, Ph.D. is a Professor of Linguistics and is the pioneer and current Director of Centre for Gender & Women Studies in the University of Uyo in Nigeria. She has worked on various gender and women issues and with many governmental and non-governmental organizations on gender matters.
She has a passion for working to improve the condition of the challenged in the society. Counselling students, young people, including female students is one of her interests.
She has taught and researched in Linguistics (Phonetics and Phonology, Language Documentation) in the University system for upwards of 30 years.
In the course of her professional career, she has been an Association of Commonwealth Universities Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland (1993-1994), a visiting research scholar, Department of Linguistics, University of London (1999) and an Alexander von Humboldt (Georg Foster) Fellow at the Fakultaet fuer Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft, Universitaet Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (2000-2001).