Dr Grace was awarded a UNESCO Scholarship in her motherland Nigeria, to study Medicine in Odessa Medical Institute, Odessa, Ukraine in the former Soviet Union. She graduated with distinction (first class honours) in Medicine in 1992. She worked as a psychiatrist for 9 years within Mental Health at the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, until July 2005; where she went into full-time ministry. She is fluent in both Russian language and her native language Igbo.