Prof. Azikiwe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (Education) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). She also holds two Masters Degrees in Curriculum Studies and Sociology of Education. In 1992, she bagged a PhD in Sociology of Education/Gender Studies from the same university.
She has attended over 100 National and International conferences and workshops, including Chief Executive Programmes at IMD, Switzerland (2001), Management School, London (2002), Centre for International cooperation/Gold, Meir International Training centre, Haifa, Israel (2004) and Harvard Business School, Boston MA, USA (2005). She has also attended several other Management courses abroad.
She sits on the board of many companies. Prof. Uche is the widow of the first President of Nigeria, Rt. Hon. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.