Born in Gusau, Zamfara State, Lola speaks hausa, yoruba, nupe and english ﬂuently. She is a transformational leader who is committed to social change and implementing action plans to improve the lives of women and girls. Her mission is to build resilient ecosystems through community driven solutions to end all forms of violence and oppression of women. She has featured as a speaker and presenter at various events, both within and outside Nigeria. In 2017, she gave a presentation on female genital mutilation to a group of students from the faculty of Women’s & Gender studies, Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa State. In 2018, she was the only FGM survivor invited as a speaker and presenter by Global Woman P.E.A.C.E Foundation at their annual walk to end FGM, in Washington DC. She was also invited as a panelist by Defying Destiny Films at the pre-event movie screening on FGM at the Women Deliver Conference which took place June 2nd to 6th 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. She is a regular guest on several radio and television stations where she campaigns on gender rights, inequality and how to support community led initiatives at grass roots level.
Lola is a 2019 Swedish Institute Alumna, a 2017 Cochran fellow, a US exchange program alumna, a Netherlands Fellowship Program alumna, a registered Architect, a wife and a mother
Oluwatoyin Adeniyi is a global citizen. Born 22 August, in Minna, Niger State where she grew up. She is a detribalised Nigerian, who has friends from all over the country. Fondly called Big Toyin beacuse of her imposing statutre, Toyin has a heart of gold. She obtained her ﬁrst and second degree in Architecture from Federal University of Technology, Minna. She is a practicing Procurement Professional with the Federal Government of Nigeria. Toyin is also a seasoned entrepreneur who beleives in giving back to the society. She is happily married and blessed with thre lovely kids. Toyin loves adventure, holidaying and meeting people
Amina Alhassan Ahman is a Media consultant with many years’ experience as a Journalist and Editor. She is Head, Media, WAELE Africa Foundation and Editor of the WAELE African Women Magazine in Abuja. Born in Kano State on 27th January, she schooled in different countries thanks to her father’s career as a Diplomat. She is a graduate of BA English from the University of Abuja and is passionate about assisting those who are downtrodden in society, especially widows, orphans and the physically challenged. This passion has increased her interest in the way society treats disadvantaged people and moves her to seek ways to make life better for them. She is well travelled having visited countries like USA, UK, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Kuwait, Namibia, Ethiopia, among others. She has 4 children and loves spending time with family and friends, Gardening, Reading and watching movies.
Lady Olayinka Anifat Ajibode is a Native of Oyo State. Born to the Gbolasere family on 25th of March. Yinka is a proud mother of three wonderful kids. Her ﬁrst degree was in Agricultural Economics from University of Ibadan. Then she proceeded to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for her Masters in Business Administration. Her hobbies include but not limited to reading, dancing and socializing. In the course of her quest for knowledge and excellence, she has been opportune to visit Daha, United Arab Emirate, United Kingdom and the United States.
Deaconess Bisola Omolala Bamidele was born July 4th in Epe, Lagos State. She studied English/Social Studies at Adeniran College of Education, Lagos State. She also has a Bsc in Business Education from University of Ado-Ekiti. An Amiable woman who is the Chief Executive Director of Bisbam Communications, Bisola is an excellent team player with intercultural competencies. An expert event planner, who has organised and anchored several functions for very notable socialites and important dignitaries within and outside Nigeria. A cheerful giver who loves to impact lives positively and has contributed to several charity organisations. Omolola believes more women should be involved in nation building. she likes to read in her spare time. she has traveled to Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Dubai and United States. Bisola is happily married to Mr S.O Bamidele and they are blessed with children
Olawunmi Muinat Ogunturoti was born June 4 in Lagos. Wunmi left home for boarding school at age 3. She is a Quantity Surveyor with vast experience and expertise in Real Estate Development, Sales, Marketing, Interior Design and Joinery owrks. She has an MBA from Metropolitan school of Business Management, United Kingdom. She is a member of Charted Institute of Builder, United Kigdom and a member of Nigerian Institute of Marketers. Wunmi is happily married with children. She has traveled to several states in Nigeria, South Africa, Europe, USA and Middle East. She is a selﬂess person with ﬂair for good ﬁnishes and an eye for details