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(First Female Entrepreneurship Institute with ISO 9001: 2015 and only invited stakeholder on the development of an ISO/IWA 34: International Workshop Agreement on International Standard on Women Entrepreneurship)
FISBE has its Headquarters in Nigeria. It has management headed by a President. Members on the board are: Secretary, Treasurer, Publicity Secretary, elected chairpersons, secretaries and publicity secretaries of State Branches. The board is answerable to the board of trustees appointed by the Founder.
A well-versed, resourceful and cerebral entrepreneurship educator. An internationally-acclaimed Doctor of Financial Management and expert in Entrepreneurial Finance, Investment Analysis, Enterprise Risk Management and Financial analysis. A born teacher, educational administrator and manager of great repute. Maryam Abdu is currently, the Chairman of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). Kaduna Chapter, and under her able leadership Kaduna Chapter won the ‘2015 Best Branch’ Award of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). A trailblazer in Africa’s Female Entrepreneurship, Maryam Abdu is a Senior Lecturer at Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, and the Coordinator, Kaduna State Consultancy Services Unit of Management of Kaduna State University. Her research interests lies in Financial Management, Entrepreneurial Accounting and Finance, Female Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management among others. Maryam Abdu has many journal publications both at home and abroad and presented papers at Conferences both at home and abroad. A professional par excellence, Maryam is a Fellow and advisory board member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship; Fellow of : the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN), Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE), African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt),Academy of Business and Retail Management; Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered);Institute of Corporate Administration; Member, The Academy of Management Nigeria and Member, International Research and Development Institute among others.
Prof. Oluwalana Elizabeth Olufunmilayo Ayokunnmi (Nee Sorinmade) is a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management (AE&FM), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Ogun State, Nigeria. She was the Pioneer Deputy Director of Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (CENTS) in FUNAAB. Also, a former Programme Leader, Gender Issues and Youths Development (GIYD) Programme in the Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre (AMREC), FUNAAB. Furthermore, she served in the University Community with many commendations letters from different serving Vice- Chancellors to the glory of Almighty God. Prior to Prof. Mrs. E.O.A. Oluwalana's joining the services of FUNAAB in 2001, she was the District Manager (South West of Nigeria) of the first Indigenous Bank in Nigeria, the National Bank of Nigeria Limited. She worked and served in the Bank in different capacities for about twenty (20) years with promotions and commendations to the glory of the Almighty God. Amen. She is an experienced Entrepreneur, Life- Coach, Inventor, Educator, and Motivational Speaker at Seminars, Conferences and on the Televisions and Radio Stations at the Local, National and International levels (United Kingdom and United States of America) She had co-published several books and e-books on Herbal Therapy-based books. She is also a Co-founder of 'Honey Medica' Group along with her husband, Prof. Sam Oluwalana. They both have an NGO and a registered Enterprise namely RohiCare Capacity Development Foundation and HerbalDev Enterprise.
To date, she had published over fifty ,,(50) Journal Articles in foreign and local Journals and Referred Conference Proceedings, three (3) Patents namely UNAAB Twins Beehivee (UTB), Sheabutter Balm and Herbal Soap (Honey-based). She had supervised over hundred (100) undergraduate students and about forty (40) Postgraduate students and she is still counting. In addition, she had exhibited her inventions, the Value-added modern equipment, the value-added herbal/natural cosmetics, herbs and Spices at different programmes at local, national and international levels with multiple awards received by the University and the Couple. Prof. Elizabeth Oluwalana was part of Nigeria delegates at Nigeria@50 Exhibitions in the United Kingdom in 2010. Some of the herbal products exhibited were Value-Added Pure honey, ginger, garlic, turmeric, cinnamon, chilly pepper, Abere Powder, Marugbo Powder and Natural/Herbal-based Cosmetics such as Sheabutter/Coconut oil- based Body cream, Baby cream, Balm, Herbal Hair-Care Herbal Soap (Honey-based).
She had organised different programmes, Seminars and Conferences for the teenagers, women/men and the youths in Nigeria and abroad (United Kingdom and United States of America) Prof. Elizabeth Oluwalana lectures and supervises students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the Department of AE&FM, FUNAAB. She also mobilizes and trains Entrepreneurship Skills and Healthy living lifestyle to FUNAAB Students, Farm Families, Women Processors and their Male counterparts in the Southwest of Nigeria in the FUNAAB Mandate Area through GIYD Programme in AMREC. She was a Facilitator and Coordinator of FADAMA ll Project for Farm Families in FUNAAB neighɓoring Villages which aimed at reducing their poverty level and improving their livelihood.
Prof. Elizabeth Oluwalana is a Fellow of many Professional Bodies namely, Charter Institute of Administration(CIA) Institute of Agribusiness Management of Nigeria (IAMN), Institute of Management Consultants (IMC/ CMC), and Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt), Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE),She is an Honorary Senior Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN) and Professional Member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Prof. Elizabeth was named by her father after Queen Elizabeth II when he was an Ambassador in England in 1955. She is married to Prof. Samuel Oluwalana of the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, FUNAAB, who is also an International Director of the Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship international (FGBMFI). They are blessed with Godly Children and Grandchildren.
With her more than 30 years’ experience in business development in Cameroon and in the CEMAC subregion, Prof. IKELLE Rose holds a PhD in business management with the focus on Human Resources management from the University of Douala in Cameroon.
Her areas of expertise are sociology of organizations, entrepreneurship, mental health and other related areas in the field of business management. For the past 20, she is associated with the ESSEC business school at the University of Douala within the department of Human Resources. She has published extensively in the fields of HR and supervised many master and PhD students. Prof Rose IKELLE is the managing director of a consulting firm called JSHOT specialised in HR and mental health in the workplace.
A female entrepreneurship icon of international repute, she is a Fellow/ Council Member, African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBE); Fellow/ Council Member ,the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation(GAEIN) and Fellow/ Council Member ,Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE).
Ambassador of Peace & Security, President Suma Veritas Foundation and Suma Veritas E-Academy, Argentina Graciela De Oto, is a business woman and counselor who has developed a philanthropic view in her life; a standpoint which helped her grows emotionally and professionally and which led her to fund Suma Veritas Foundation for resilient women. In 2006, she stepped into the educational field: a bilingual school in Buenos Aires was going bankrupt; thus, she decided to take control of the school financial matters and, in this way, preserve the education of 240 children and the jobs of 100 workers. In 2007 she received the Cultural Representation of the Province of Calabria Italy, she received a plaque for her contribution in promoting the culture and Italian language, creating a Corrado Alvaro Italian School, where women could learn Italian as a second language. In 2008, she received the Women in Business Award as Best Latin-American Entrepreneur in New York City, being the first Argentinean women to get that recognition. In 2009 she was selected by the Marketing Association of Argentina to act as a juror in the selection of the Mercury Prize, the highest national award for small and medium enterprises in marketing strategies.
In 2010 she has been selected to receive an award by the International Alliance of Women to honor women around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. She has also been involved in writing articles on women issues, participating as a speaker in conferences and co-author of a book with Latin-American women called Women in Latin-American and Caribbean Organization. She is also the executive producer of the radio program The Irresistible Feminine Force and her involvement in several regional women organizations, she had helped design programs and events to encourage women to network, learn and partner with others. A multiple award-winner woman, social and education entrepreneur of global repute, she is the Director of Communication, Public Relations and Cooperation, Prime Light University, USA; Fellow and Vice President (Argentina),the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN); Fellow and Chairperson, Board of Fellows, Female in Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE).
Dr. Adeoye Risikat joined the service of Yaba College of Technology in June 1994 as a Lecturer III officer in the department of Business Administration and Management Studies (BAM) where she rose to the peak of her career as a Chief Lecturer in 2014 before her redeployment to the Center for Entrepreneurship Development on March 11, 2020. She also served as the Head of Department in BAM before the redeployment. She was the Coordinator for Part-Time program of the department between 2007 and 2009. Dr. Adeoye Risikat F. holds a PhD Degree of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun- State, Nigeria. She is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). A member of the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria (ISMN) and most recently, a Fellow of the Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt) and Fellow of Female in Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) . She has attended several conferences and published in learned journals, a recipient of Institute of Cooperative Professionals of Nigeria (ICOPRON) Award (2018) .
She is a renowned academic who has several years of experience in the academia. Her research interest is in Cooperative Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Management and SMEs. Her wealth of experience as a woman in the field of entrepreneurship is unparalleled among women in the field. She has served in so many committees of the College, the last was the Chairman College Staff Welfare Committee. For two consecutive times, she was the Chairman of the planning committee for ASUP week as well as a member of the ASUP conference organizing committee. She was appointed to chair one of the plenaries at the last ASUP conference. She has just been appointed as the Director Yabatech Ventures. She is an external moderator to Lagos State Polytechnic, Lagos Citi Polytechnic and Grace Polytechnic, an external assessor to Federal Polytechnic Ilaro in Ogun State, Federal Polytechnic Ede in Osun State, Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State and Ibadan Polytechnic Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria. She has served as a resource person for the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). As a Deaconess and an Altar Minister in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, I was found appointable to be a Matron for the Yaba College of Technology Christian Union for Part-Time students .
Dr. Mrs Adeoye, R. F. loves to teach and this must have accounted for her going professional by obtaining first and second degree in Education as additional qualifications. Her career objective is majorly to contribute her quota to the development of young minds through training and research, using modern technology. What keeps her going is her love to carry people along in the course of her duties with the fear of God .
Prof. Hauwa’u Evelyn Yusuf holds a PhD in Sociology and Anthropology from the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile- Ife Osun State Nigeria with specialty in Criminology and Gender Studies. Hauwa’u is a Professor of Criminology and Gender Studies in the Department of Sociology of the Kaduna State University. She was the pioneer director of the consultancy services arm of the Kaduna State University (KASUCONSULT), was Director Academic Planning of the University, she was the pioneer Dean of the Faculty of Education, Hauwau is the Director Centre for gender studies Kaduna state University. Hauwa’u has 63 National and international journal publications as well as book chapters to her credit. Her areas of research are Criminology, Sociology, Development and Gender issues to this end she is the CEO of the Center for Study and Resolution of Domestic Violence located in Kagoro, Kaduna State Nigeria, which is a product of her internship at various shelters for victims of domestic violence in IOWA United States of America. Hauwa’u is an IVLP Alumni who participated in the Women In Leadership exchange programme in 2008 and has received two grants from the US Embassy (Mitchell Obama’s Small grants 2011) and the Alumni small grants in 2013 for the empowerment of youths and indigent women in Kaduna State. Prof. Yusuf has served as lead consultant for several researches conducted in collaboration with UNICEF, UNWOMEN, WOMEN FOR HEALTH (W4H) and Malaria Consortium. Prof. Yusuf has served as mentor for community women and Civil society organisations in collaboration with dRPC and Christian Aid Hauwau is the team Lead of the Kaduna State Active Squard Against Sexual and Gender based Violence (KASAS). Hauwa’u has established her own shelter for victims of domestic violence
Professor Yusuf is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICENT) and Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) . .
Associate Professor Rahilahtu Ahmad Muhammad is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) and doctoral graduate of the prestigious premier Military University in West Africa, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). She started her teaching career in 2005 as a pioneering staff of the Department of Business Administration as an Assistant lecturer. She rose through the ranks and is presently an Associate Professor. She has peer-reviewed research articles in national and international journals and has attended conferences both National and International. She is the present head of department, Business Administration; was the Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship Research and Development Centre from 2014 – 2016, and a Senate Member (Representing Congregation) of Kaduna State University from 2005 - 2010. She has successfully supervised both PhDs and MScs and has attended workshops, trainings, courses, seminars and conferences across the globe including the Practical Entrepreneurship Tutorship Training for Nigerian Universities Conference organized by NUC in Atlanta Georgia in June 2014.
She currently serves as a Member of the Senate of Kaduna State University representing her department; She is a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt), Fellow of Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Fellow/Governing Council Member, Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE), Member Home of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, She is the immediate past Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences. For her academic versatility, she is a certified Tutorship trainer for Practical Entrepreneurship, Atlanta Georgia, USA, a Certified and licensed Business Development Service Provider (BDSP) trained by KBS and SMEDAN, Contributor, Lecture Manual on ENT302 “Venture Creation and Growth” and Lecture Manual on ENT301 “Entrepreneurship and Innovation”; Member, KASU/US Embassy Committee on workshop of “Social Media, Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Module Development”.; Member, KASU/US Embassy Committee on train the Trainer on “Digital Marketing, Social Media and Entrepreneurship Modules Usage for Northern Nigerian Universities and Member, KASU/US Embassy Committee on inclusion of the developed modules of Social Media and Digital Marketing in the Entrepreneurship lecture notes for 300 level students of Northern Nigerian Universities. She serves on various committees in various capacities at departmental, Faculty as well as University levels.
She is a fellow to many institutes/associations: Institute of Human Capital Development of Nigeria (FCIHCDN); Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (FIBDFM); The Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria and a full member of the Academy of Management Nigeria; The Institute of Treasury Management; Association of Entrepreneurship Scholars; National Business Development Service Provider (BDSP) Network among others.
A pharmacist,female entrepreneur and internationally--aclaimed doctor of logistics entrepreneurship. Dr. Ann Emeje is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Troop Pharmaceuticals Limited, Lagos, Nigeria. She is a Fellow of Academy of Technology Innovation Management ad Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt) as well as Fellow and Council Member, Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) .
Dr Siham El-Kafafi is the founder of Arrows Research Consultancy Limited. She is an entrepreneur, educator and businesswoman who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students and clients. She started her company in June 2014 with the aim of sharing her mentoring, training and coaching experience through tailored programs serving her clients and their needs.
Siham El-Kafafi has a wide industry and consultancy experience in the medical, manufacturing and service industry besides being an academic for the past 21 years. Her teaching experience plays a leadership role in the creation of high quality student experience in a wide range of business courses. Siham is running her own business Arrows Research Consultancy Limited, providing consultancy work for both corporate organisations and educational institutions since June 2014. Siham holds a PhD from The University of Waikato, New Zealand, a Masters in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education from Auckland University of Technology, a Masters of Public Administration from the American University in Cairo and Bachelors of Art in English Literature with Honors from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Siham has over 100 publications in journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings besides being on the editorial boards for various national and international journals, on board of examiners and award committees. . She is the co-editor of the “Handbook of Research on Indigenous Knowledge and Bi-Culturalism in Global Context, published by IGI Global Publishers in early 2019. Siham is a highly effective communicator, experienced in educational and research mentoring and coaching, knowledgeable in her field, passionate about people development and their lifelong learning experience. She has efficiency and accuracy in meeting deadlines and requirements with knowledge of quality assurance requirements. She translates theory into practical solutions that can result in a significant impact on growth. Siham does research in: - Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Organisational Culture - Leadership and its impact on organizational behavior, sustainability and success - Service quality in various contexts and industries - Corporate social responsibility and business ethics - Adult education pedagogy - Educational Leadership - Educational Assessment and Adult Education. An example of Siham's Conference presentations entitled: 'Applying gamification in an educational website: an open innovation case can be viewed on:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9Yl3H5v_3Y' She is a Fellow/ Council Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIME); African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBE), International Institute of Female Entrepreneurship (IIFEM) and The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN).
Dr. (Mrs.) Gift Juliet Eke is a Senior Lecturer and HOD in the Department of Office and Information Management, Faculty of Management Sciences, Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. She holds a PhD in Business Management (EBSU); MSc in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management (Uni-Port); MBA in Management (RSUST now RSU); PGD in Educational Management (RSUST now RSU); and B.Sc in Secretarial Administration (RSUST now RSU). She is a researcher and administrator. She has published both individually and jointly over 38 articles in local and international journals. Dr. (Mrs.) Gift Juliet Eke is a member of several associations which include: Senior Member, Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria (ICENT);Fellow, Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) , Member, The Academy of Management Nigeria (TAMN); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management Chartered (NIM) and Member, Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN).
She is a motivated and adaptable Executive Assistant and Administrative Manager with excellent organizational abilities and a solid understanding of corporate policies and procedures. A highly confidential individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a broad understanding of strategic planning. A Corporate Entrepreneur of international repute, Goodness Ifeoma Nnadi is a Senior Member of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt); a Fellow and Council Member of Female in Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) and Fellow and Council Member, the Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. (GAEIN). She is flexible, self-reliant, physically strong and blessed with rare organizational, leadership and communication skills.
Mrs Raimi Basirat Olaide is the CEO Plastic Entrepreneurship Ventures Ltd. Previously, she was a Senior Assistant Registrar/ School Officer in the School Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. As a seasoned Human Resources Officer in Government establishment, her outstanding contributions included: Pension Affairs Officer, Secretary ICT Policy Committee, Secretary Beautification and Environmental committee, Secretary YabaTech News publication committee, Secretary Network Implementation and Monitoring Committee, Secretary School Examination Misconduct Committee (SEMIC), Secretary School Board Committee,
Academically, she holds Masters in Educational Administration and planning from National Open University of Nigeria, Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from University of Lagos Nigeria, and Bsc in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile ife, Nigeria. Professionally, she holds membership of the following professional bodies: Full Member of the Global Academy for Entrepreneurship and Innovation ( GAEIN), Fellow, African Association of Entrepreneurs, Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Associate member Institute of Management Consultant. An outstanding woman entrepreneur and plastic entrepreneur of global repute, she is a Fellow and Council Member, Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE)
Dr. Stella Nkem Ake is an educator, mentor and a facilitator. Her lecturing expertise spans from International Human Resource Management (IHRM), Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behaviour (OB), Leadership and Motivation. He is a passionate advocate of applied learning, cultural diversity, and employee performance. She holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) in International Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management from Paris School of Business (PSB), France, MBA (Master of Business Administration) in International Human Resource Management from Coventry University London Campus (CULC), United Kingdom. Associate fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), United Kingdom (in progress), Affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), United Kingdom, a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM), a Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt), a Fellow of Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE) and Fellow of African Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ACSBEnt). Presently, she is a Guest Lecturer/Facilitator in Entrepreneurship, and Small Business Management, for Executive MBA, MBA, and DBA students at the University of Port Harcourt Business School, Rivers State.
Presently, she is a Guest Lecturer/Facilitator in Entrepreneurship, and Small Business Management, for Executive MBA, MBA, and DBA students at the University of Port Harcourt Business School (UPBS) Rivers State. As a lecturer at UPBS, she created module outline for DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) candidates, designed for experienced practitioners such as: senior industry managers, consultants and entrepreneurs who intend to further their practical abilities. Focusing on providing the learners with practical and innovative business management knowledge, which can be applied to any workplace. Also, as a facilitator, she recently presented a paper in a Workshop organised by the University of Port Harcourt Business School on: “Change Management and Survival Organisations in Nigeria.” Under the Theme: Nigerian Ailing Economy, Strategies for Survival. She consults for small businesses and organisations by providing professional advice such as: identifying problems, marketing strategies, customer service, and human resource management. Helping clients and their organisations to improve performance and efficiency, overcoming challenges while increasing revenue. She thrives on supporting students and organisations to work through conflicts to find their unique strengths and to have a positive impact within a highly complex uncertain and ambiguous world.
Mrs. Aminah Mojisola Afolabi is a resourceful, well organized, reliable and enthusiastic individual with wealth of experience. She has vast experience in various care and teaching positions which enables her to work effectively in different environment. She is the Managing Director/CEO of Pyramid Educational Services Ltd in Manchester, England. She is a woman entrepreneur and education entrepreneur of international repute. Aminah Afolabi is a Fellow/ Council Member, of The Global Academy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GAEIN) and Female in Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE).
Mrs. Bola Olufunke Jenyo, a native of Isanlu-Isin, Isin Local Government of Kwara State was born about four decades ago to the family of Mr. Oladipo Samuel Ibikunle (of blessed memory) and Mrs. Oladipo Abigael Afolabi in Okuta, Baruten Local Government of Kwara State, Nigeria. She attended Baptist Primary Shool, Okuta and Baptist Grammar School, Okuta, both in Baruten Local Government of Kwara State, Nigeria. She also attended Government Secondary School, Omode in Ilorin South Local Government of Kwara State, Nigeria. Bola Jenyo holds; Masters of Science Degree in Business Administration/Entrepreneurship from Kwara State University, Malete, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Achiever’s University, Owo and Postgraduate Diploma in Education from National Open University of Nigeria. She also holds Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. At present, she’s a PhD student of Joseph Ayo Babalola University Ikeji- Ara ikeji in Osun State, Nigeria. (awaiting Viva). Mrs. Jenyo is a steadfast entrepreneur, she’s the MD/CEO of Buzence Farm. Bola is a principal partner of JEAP Technopreneur, an entrepreneurial enterprise. She’s is a member of Chartered Institute of Commerce of Nigeria. She had worked for some years; as a part-time/adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Business Administration, Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin, School of Nursing University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital and Ekiti State University. She also had experience working with Nazareth Venture as a store keeper and Dangote Noodles as sales representative. At present, Bola Jenyo is an adjunct lecturer with the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, also, consultant in Agribusiness. Her interest in academics resulted to publication of several journal articles and conference papers. Mrs. Jenyo, a humanitarian, joined the Rotary family as a member of the Rotaract Club of Ilorin Central, Community Based and progressed through the ranks to become President Rotaract Club of Ilorin Central. She’s a chartered member of Rotary Club of Ilorin-Sunrise and Rotary Club of Ilorin-Golden, D9125 Nigeria. Omoge, fondly called by family and friends is happily married to Engr. Dr. Jenyo Babatunde and blessed with three beautiful children- Oluwajenyo, Eniola, and AnjolaOluwa.
She is a woman entrepreneur and education entrepreneur of international repute. Bola Jenyo is a Senior Member of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship (ICEnt), Senior Member, Academy of Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (ATIMEnt) and Fellow/ Council Member, Female for Innovation, Small Business and Entrepreneurship (FISBE).
Dr. Hafsah Olatunji is a cerebral Doctor of Economics. A well versed academic entrepreneur of great repute, Hafsah is an entrepreneurship mentor, consultant, master trainer of trainers and Senior Lecturer/ Director. Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Development, Sokoto State University, Sokoto, Nigeria. A thorough-bred edupreneur, she holds B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics. With outstanding expertise in academic entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurship, her research orientation is multidisciplinary with focus on entrepreneurial economics, entrepreneurial finance, female entrepreneurship, youth entrepreneurship and empowerment, job creation and poverty eradication. She is a Member, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Member, Association of Entrepreneurship Scholars ; Member, Nigerian Economic Society; Member, National Institute of Chartered Economists (NICE) and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria as well as Associate Editor - African Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (AJENTS). She is an internationally-acclaimed women entrepreneur and Fellow of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria and International Institute of Female Entrepreneurship (FCISBE).