ADESUWA ONYENOKWE, PUBLISHER/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, TW MAGAZINE. HOST, SERIOUSLY SPEAKING WITH ADESUWA
After fifteen years as a social services reporter with the National Television network news service, she retired to private practice as an independent content provider for Television, through her production company Universal Communications. For ten years she produced and presented a half-hour show featuring women and issues that concern them, through the programme “Today’s Woman with Adesuwa”. In addition, she also anchored a popular national chat show, One on One, which hosted national leaders in business and politics speaking on development issues.
Added to her portfolio is the recent foray into publishing, via a lifestyle magazine called TW. Since 2007, TW has become the prime choice of discerning readers. It is a lifestyle family magazine which is primarily targeted at the cosmopolitan woman, as it addresses the day to day challenges she faces in playing her multifaceted roles of wife, mother, daughter, sister and professional. Adesuwa serves as publisher and editor in chief in the company, TW Media Development Concepts.
Adesuwa Onyenokwe publisher, TV Host, motivational speaker with a passion for women, youth and development issues who has won several professional awards including the Nigerian Media Merit award 1994 Cadbury reporter of the year, Zenith Bank jewel of the future in a 2006 publication titled ‘Her Story Project’ , Working Mom In Media Award, Vlisco Woman Award…amongst others. She will be hosting the Business Lunch & Giveaways at the Moms Start Business Seminar. We have a wonderful line up of mentors and experts to host small roundtable discussions on a variety of topics. Adesuwa will be leading this entire session!
Temitope Olagbegi, MD/CEO of Sixth Sense Interiors
Tope will be speaking about Work Smart, Not Hard. Work Less, Trust God, Make More. In her session you will learn from Tope Olagbegi how to build a business around the priorities that matter most. You will be challenged to see your business through a different lens, one that redefines business as usual and puts the challenge of work-life balance into perspective once and for all. Tope’s Success story and her walk with God in her business and family life will inspire you.
YOLANDA N GEORGE-DAVID
YOLANDA N GEORGE – DAVID (PHD), ON AIR PERSONALITY & FOUNDER, AUNT LANDA FOUNDATION,
Yolanda will be discussing the Topic: Gorgeous Chaos: Success strategies to “Do it all” (without losing your mind) from a multi-talented angel to the poor and mompreneur who has combined creativity with productivity to build her Ministry and businesses from scratch! Dr. Yolanda N. David George will be sharing her success story with you. She will share her secrets to create a success mindset to go from overwhelmed to empowered and give you specific takeaways you can implement right away on your mission to live your best life, while being an amazing wife and mom to Jaron.
Seun Sangoleye, CEO BABY GRUBZ NIGERIA.
Seun is an experienced Nutrition Educator and manufacturer of packaged Infant meals and snacks made from grains, fruits & vegetables called Baby Grubz Nigeria ®. She has published eBooks on child nutrition and provides online mentoring to over 68,000 Nigerian Mothers. As part of her passion about reducing force-feeding and high levels of malnutrition in Nigerian children, she started video project which teaches preparation of local staples into healthy meals. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Lagos State University; Programming for Infant and Young Child Feeding at Cornell NutritionWorks. She creates income opportunities for women.
Seun will be speaking on the TOPIC:
Crackle Your Business. The Power of using Video to turn on your community.
There is no denying the power of video. Statistically visitors who view product videos are 85% more likely to buy than visitors who do not and spend an average of 75% longer on websites with video. You will Learn from Seun Songoleye, how to harness the power of this growing trend to increase your sales and influence among your business community!
TOPIC: 9 STRATEGIC STEPS TO PERSONAL SUCCESS
Nicholas Okoye is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anabel Group Inc. Nicholas is also the founder of the “Empower Nigeria” initiative which is Nigeria’s largest and fastest growing network of Entrepreneurs.
Other members of the Anabel Group includes Anabel Mobile Nigeria’s first manufacturer of mobile devices, Anabel Technology developers of online platforms designed to integrate work groups from anywhere in the World. Anabel Entertainment Centres; developing entertainment infrastructure including real estate targeted at expanding the access to entertainment across Nigeria, and Anabel Leadership Academy the Nation’s leading Leadership Development Institute supporting political, corporate and young aspiring leaders with the knowledge and direction to reach their true potential.
Nicholas is the Convener and founder of the “Nigeria Leadership Summit” Nigeria’s largest summit for Leadership. In addition Nicholas anchors Nigeria’s most prominent Radio program for Leaders, “Nigeria Manifesto” on 99.3 FM Lagos, which is a public education platform for young as well as mature people to help build innovative Leaders among all Nigerian people as well as help them redefine their strategy for success in Life, and in the process uplift and rebuild an entire Nation. Nicholas also authors four pages in the Guardian every Saturday and Sunday in a special EMPOWER NIGERIA section in the Newspapers. In 2005 Nicholas was nominated as one of the top forty Nigerians under forty years old by Nigeria’s leading News Papers. He was also nominated twice, first in 2006 and then 2008 as the top five most innovative Young Executives in Nigeria by This Day News Papers, during its prestigious annual awards ceremony.
Nicholas was educated at Anambra State University of Technology where he studied Applied Microbiology and Genetic Engineering, he has taken several executive courses at Harvard Business School and London Business School. He worked as a Financial Consult with Merrill Lynch in Boston Massachusetts after studying at Harvard University Extension School.
MARK ONOJA, FOUNDER-STARTUP ACADEMY
Mark Onoja is a StartUp Development Expert experience in creating result oriented framework and strategy for StartUps and Small Businesses. In the year 2015 he co – founded The StartUp Academy; a StartUp Development and Coaching Firm dedicated to helping professionals easily start a business and Small Businesses grow.
He will be discussing Kick starting your own business – implementing result oriented business growth strategy. Develop a winning entrepreneur mindset. Develop market fit business ideas. Structure the right model that support your business idea (i.e. product, customer analysis, marketing, sales, operation, finance and production)
During our Moms Business Room (Workshop), Mark will also handle the Topic: LinkedIn for the Small Business Owner: Come and discover LinkedIn as one of the BEST Platforms for You! Mark teach you how to utilize LinkedIn for Career and Business Growth
Mark has facilitated training/strategic sessions for staff of organizations such as N.N.P.C, G.T Bank, Zenith Bank, F.C.M.B, Daystar, MTN, Globacom e.t.c
CHICHI OCHEI MIKE OJEME, CEO DEANGELO CONSULTANCY
Chichi is a Versatile, Analytical, Driven, Result oriented and hard-working Human Capital Management executive, with practical hands-on approach. The CEO at Deangelo Consultancy, a HR Intervention company involved in Advisory Services, Career Management services, Recruitment and Human Capital Training and Development.
For the last 16 years, She has pursued her career in Human Capital Management as someone who gains satisfaction from bringing about improvements in the workplace. With a genuine integrity that is readily recognized she has established a reputation as an employee advocate who can be trusted and relied on to champion the needs of the employee while serving the best interests of the company.
Furthermore, with demonstrated skills in manpower planning, training and development, performance management, change management; and health and welfare management. Chichi always perseveres to achieve best results.
Chichi holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) University of Calabar and Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Theatre Arts from the same University. She is also an Alumnus of The Lagos Business School. A Member of CIPM and SHRM and a Faculty member of CVL, Center for Values and Leadership founded by Pat Utomi.
TINA NDIDI UG0, CEO DIDI CREATIONS
Tina Ndidi Ugo, Founder and CEO DIDI CREATIONS, Tina is a UK Based Mom CEO of A GLOBAL One stop FASHION Company providing for the fashion conscious through creating unique pieces of bags, Clothing, Footwear and accessories.
She will be Discussing Branding 101, Marketing and Networking Made Easy- She will teach you Simple and easy ways of marketing that will fit your time and budget. And how to Network your way to Success.
Ebi Louis-Domeih, Founder Bon Delice
As a lover of confectionery and sweets, she recently started her pet project in the healthy confectionery space called Bon Délice; the healthy alternative confectionery that makes breads, cakes and cookies.
Business Development professional, with skill sets in Management, Enterprise Control, Customer Relationship Management, building New Businesses, Sales Operations, Negotiation and Networking. She has over a decade of experience in Sales, Marketing, New Business Development and Client Service Relationship.
Funke Bucknor – Obruthe
CEO ZAPPHAIRE EVENTS
Funke holds an LLB degree in Law from the University of Lagos and a BL from the Abuja Law School.
Recognizing the immense significance of managing every event – individual or corporate – with great poise, Funke founded Zapphaire Events in 2003 with the aim of making it a one – stop event resource outfit and his has become the leading name in the Event Planning sector.
Zapphaire Events runs an internship programme, offers training for Event Planners and Ushers(in the Zapphaire Training School), and has a subsidiary called Decor by furtullah
She is a Public Speaker who has given lectures at Seminars, the Fate Foundation, and Churches on Entrepreneurial skills, Event Planning / Management, and has Launched her own 1st in its series “The Essential Bridal Handbook “Volume 1
OLASHILE ABAYOMI, CEO SOUP-A-MARKET
Olashile Abayomi is a remarkable young entrepreneur who has maximised the endless opportunities available on social media to promote her business. She is the founder of Soup-a-Market, a new catering and delivery service established in June 2014.
A graduate of Political science, who later went on to study Oil & Gas at the University of Ado-Ekiti. However, cooking has always been a part of Olashile’s life. She started from cooking for friends back in her university days to making it a business and cooking for clients across the country today.
Apart from being an online savvy entrepreneur, Olashile is also known for her benevolence which she manifests through the selfless act of serving underprivileged people under the bridges in Lagos, an act which she claims was inspired by God.
At Moms Starts Business, Olashile will be discussing the Topic: How To Get Results With Instagram- She will be sharing her personal entrepreneur story and how you can create plenty Naira with low effort when using Instagram.
MARY IKOKU, Founder, Moms Africa, Host, Moms Start Business
Mary, is a Publisher, life/business coach, women and children advocate! Her mission is to help Nigerian mothers access their individual influence and use it to define personal and professional attainment – on their own terms.
She will be discussing the simple and easy way to become irresistible to your ideal clients and become a recognized leader in your industry.
There is a secret method highly successful people use to grow their wealth and influence while doing their work in the world. Oprah uses it. Richard Branson uses it. And now you’ll have access to this powerful money toolkit
Mary is currently the Lead Consultant at The Access Media Limited, a Lagos based Communication Agency and Publisher of Working Moms Africa Magazine, a magazine that is social entrepreneurship centered with a focus on advancing women empowerment and promoting the ideals of work-life-balance for professional women in support of family cohesion and societal development. As Lead Consultant in Access Media Ltd, she also provides strategic counsel and creative direction across Access Media’s client base. In this regard, Mary focuses on meeting clients’ objectives by ensuring that they achieve their corporate strategies, break through the marketplace, achieve brand visibility, outpace share-of-voice goals and establish relationships.
Over the years, Mary has led strategy and execution across accounts and clients in the public and third sector including the Department for Foreign Development (DFID), Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Subsidy Reinvestment & Empowerment Programme (SURE-P), Federal Ministry of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance-Graduate Internship Scheme, Nigerian Communications Commission, Anabel Group, and Nigerian Ports Authority.