Tonia Nwajiugo studied Fine and Applied Art in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra state. Tonia has worked as a guest relations coordinator since the inception of Afriff, also training and coordinating the reception and protocol officers at the Festival.

She was part of the original team that produced the ION International Film Festival in port Harcourt Nigeria 2009 and has been an integral member of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) since 2010 till date. Tonia is a fashion buff who enjoys swimming, dancing,taking photos and making friends.