1) OMOKOREDE FASORO (MRS)- Founder & Chairperson
Omokorede Fasoro is a Quantity Surveyor by training but at present pursues her passion for communication as a writer, speaker, trainer and facilitator. She is an International Labour Organization (ILO) trained trainer, a Career Direct certified consultant, an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and a member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF). She also holds a Masters in Media and Communication from Pan African University, Lagos (owners of the Lagos Business School).She is the Lead Consultant at Maximum Impact Int’l Consult, a training and consultancy firm based in Lagos and C.E.O of Treasure House Bookcentre -a publishing firm through which she hopes to raise thousands of accomplished authors. She has also authored and self published 6 books to date.
Her personal challenges over a period of her life in the pursuit of purpose and relevance, birthed the vision to start the “Women of Essence Foundation”. She is very passionate about the all round empowerment of women, and expresses this through her messages and writings.
Omokorede is happily married to her friend Ayotunde, a Chartered accountant and they are blessed with many children.
2) RONKE OSIKOYA (MRS) – Vice Chairperson & Legal adviser
Mrs. Ronke Osikoya holds a law degree (LLB) from the University of Lagos and MBA (1988) from the same university. She is a Certified Trainer for the Commonwealth Association on Corporate Governance and has served as facilitator on the Directors’ course on Corporate Governance.She is a Management Consultant who co-runs a management consulting firm, Pedion Partnership Limited.Her values are strongly shaped by her Christian faith and she believes very passionately in supporting issues involving women and children.
Mrs. Osikoya is a Trustee of the Women of Essence Foundation and lives with her husband and 2 sons in Lagos, Nigeria.
3) BUKOLA KOLAJO (MRS) – General Secretary
is a seasoned administrator and author. She worked in the Travel Industry for twenty years before joining another sector of the Transport Industry. She is currently the Executive Director of ENTERPRISE TRANSPORT N LOGISTICS LTD.Bukola has a passion for the total development of children and is fully committed to its realization. She works with parents and teachers to achieve this. She is also involved in Women Emancipation- equipping women to add value to their families spiritually, financially and materially. She is happily married to Samuel and they are blessed with four children.
She is the Secretary to the board.
4) KENNY OMOJOLA (MRS) – Treasurer/ Financial Secretary
Adio Olufunke is a Communicator, Facilitator, Writer and Designer; An experienced professional with a wide range of exposure in Creative Design, Marketing, Sales, Administration and Human Resource Management.She is a certified professional in Human Resource Management [HRM], and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management [CIPM], Nigeria. She obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Ibadan where she had earlier obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.
She is Creative Director at PEARCE INTERACTIVE CONCEPTS a multimedia and design outfit. Also, Principal Resource Person at PEOPLE EDGE CONSULTING, a learning and development company under which auspice she facilitates for organizations and groups as Church Management Consult, Rescue Educational Foundation amongst others.
She is the author and creator of newly released ‘I CAN MEMORIZE! RECITAL AND MEMORY PACK’ a unique and creative learning resource for children.