Enugu Provincial Union (EPU)
She was a member of Enugu Provincial Union (EPU) from 1988-1994. She served as assistant Secretary of EPU from 1990-1992 and was appointed the first Vice Woman President of EPU from 1992-1994. Thereafter she became a member of EPU women organisation until the group was dissolved in 2000.
Eziokwu Bu Ndu Cultural Women Group
Dr Ugwuanyi served as the secretary of Eziokwu Bu Ndu for 2 years from 1989 to 1991, where she spearheaded fundraising to the tune of thousands of dollars for charity events focused on Nigerian organisations in Houston, Texas.
Igbo Peoples’ Congress (IPC)
She is a member of Igbo Peoples’ Congress (IPC). She was a member of World Igbo Congress where she served as Chairwoman for IPC cultural group leader from 2002-2004. In this capacity, she organised children and youth for yearly cultural & awards events, and championed fundraising activities for IPC.
Umuada Wawa Women Cultural Group
Dr Ugwuanyi is a member of Umuada Wawa and was appointed second President of Umuada Wawa for two consecutive terms. Under her leadership, Umuada Wawa was widely spread and accepted throughout Houston and in America at large; relationships were fostered to reinforce Umuada Wawa, youth participation was increased, and over $200,000 was raised for Umuada Wawa projects. Umuada Wada became the first Nigerian organisation to launch a huge project featuring a community center for all Igbo events and much more. Several goods were also shipped and donated to charity homes in Enugu, Nigeria and over 50 computers were donated to Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT).
Nigerian Union, USA
She was a member of the Nigerian Union from 2005 until 2011 when she left for Nigeria. During those years, she served as the Nigerian Union Chief of Protocols for International Affairs, where she coordinated foreign visitors from Nigeria to Houston and organised panel discussions among Nigerian tribes in Houston.
Nsukka Union, Houston
She was instrumental in co-creating Nsukka Union in Houston in 1991/92. As an executive member, she played a huge role in its formation both financially and otherwise.
Philanthropy and Religious Commitments
In 2010, Dr Edith Ugwuanyi founded African Hope Foundation, a family funded non-profit focused on healthcare interventions for Nigerians. The organisation has catered to the medical needs of several women groups and launched food safety and water hygiene programs in 14 Nigerian states including; Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Abia, Calabar, Lagos, Abuja, Nassarawa, Ebonyi, Kogi, Niger, Edo, Akwa Ibom and Portharcourt. She is a member of Christ the King Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas where she actively serves in various ministerial capacities, receiving several awards for good leadership and best fundraiser.
In Nigeria, she is a member of All Saints Church, Enugu GRA, where she equally actively serves in various ministerial capacities. She is a recipient of several awards from various churches and political organisations in Nigeria including the Catholic Diocese in Awka, Anambra State.