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Vasiti Career Fest 2019

Vasiti Career Fest is Coming To Covenant University (Meet Our Speakers)

Less than 72 hours.

The first of its kind Career-empowerment program will be hosted in the prestigious premises of Covenant University.

This event is not the business usual, note-taking lecture kind of events that bore you silly.

Vasiti Career Fest is an event organized by the team at Vasiti.com to help students gain clarity on the decision to take on their chosen career path as well how to survive on their own after leaving the four walls of the University.

In organizing this event, the team has taken into considerations the realities and struggles doing the following things;

  • Choosing a career.
  • Becoming and surviving being an entrepreneur
  •  How to know which one fits your personality and lots more

As such, a host of industry professionals with years of experience will be present to guide the student and help them achieve what is needed to survive after school.

These professionals would be sharing real-life experience and insights that the audience can easily relate with and learn from to make informed decisions.

Here are some of the speakers at the Vasiti Career Fest

 

Femi is a leadership and development professional and leads impact measurement, research and learning efforts at LEAP Africa. His work supports the development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks as well as research on interventions in the areas of youth leadership, employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Prior to LEAP Africa, he worked in Kenya as a Research and Policy Consultant at the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) and as a visiting lecturer at Riara University, Nairobi. Femi holds a Masters degree in Security, Leadership and Society from King’s College London, a Professional Masters degree in Public and International Affairs from University of Lagos, and a BSc in International Relations from Covenant University.

He is a fellow at the African Leadership  Centre Nairobi/UK, a fellow at the International Peace Institute New York, and is a member of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs

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Eldadavid is currently the Director/Head of Operations of Nirmala Chellarams Center for Entrepreneurship Skills in University of Lagos which was created with the sole purpose of impacting soft skills, trainings and knowledge to undergraduates, entrepreneurs, working professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs.

He is also a Senior Partner/Executive Team Lead of Proconnect Investment Partners which is a private equity firm focused on giving young people the power to change their economic and financial future. He is the Director of Programs and Engagements at Nigeria Young Professionals Forum.

Elda has experience working with organizations like Afterschool Graduate Development Centre, Women Technology Empowerment Centre,  African Diaspora Nation and so on. He is also a member of the United Nations Association of Nigeria Youth Network.

Tochi is the High-End Brand Manager at Anheuser-Busch InBev(AB InBev) which is the world’s largest beer company with operations in over 150 countries. She has experience working for AB InBev across their offices in different parts of the world lincluding United States of America, South Africa and Nigeria where she has been actively involved in major projects for the company including multi-million dollar projects.

She also has experience working for large companies like Union Capital Markets Limited, Sahara Group and Pal Pensions to mention a few.  Tochi is also the founder of Mesh Network which is a community of entrepreneurs and professionals.  She is a graduate of Economics from University of Ibadan.

Temitope is the CEO of RB Enterprise Development. He is a graduate of Nottingham Business School, UK, where he obtained an MSc in Management and Investment Strategies.

Professionally, he is an Associate Chartered Economist of the Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria and a First Line Management Professional of the Institute of Leadership and Management, (ILM) UK.Due to his quest for success and passion for Enterprise development, He decided to pursue a PhD in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship and SME Development.

Temitope has also held top positions with organizations like LEAP Africa, BMC Global Services, Nottingham, General Insurance Wimbledon, UK and founded RB Alliance Consulting, Nottingham which focused on learning and development for startups.

Taiwo is the Creative Director and CEO of Sellyrite Events, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing event-planning companies which she launched in 2011. In the last eight years she has successfully  managed well over 300 events(Corporate and Social Events) in different capacity ranging from been the planner, coordinator, caterer, decorator and so on.

She also runs a training agency as a major part of her business where she has trained hundreds of students on event-planning, decoration and related business skills. Her training agency has a track record of producing students who become professionals and leaders in the events industry.   She is a graduate of  Marketing from Covenant University.

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Dr Abiodun is the CEO at Helpmum; a social enterprise that uses the power of mobile technology and low cost innovation to tackle maternal and infant mortality.

He is a Google Impact Challenge Winner where he bagged a $250,000 grant. He also won United Nations Geneva Youth Pitching Competition, Innovate 4Life Health Hackathon, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and a lot of other awards.

He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Ibadan.

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Dr Abiodun is the CEO at Helpmum; a social enterprise that uses the power of mobile technology and low cost innovation to tackle maternal and infant mortality.

He is a Google Impact Challenge Winner where he bagged a $250,000 grant. He also won United Nations Geneva Youth Pitching Competition, Innovate 4Life Health Hackathon, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and a lot of other awards.

He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Ibadan.

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