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The BMGA Leadership Speakers Series Podcast is hosted by Gbemisola Abudu, the Founder and Executive Director of BMGA Foundation, a non-governmental organization that is focused on encouraging inclusivity and gender balance in the business environment.

This podcast provides undergraduate students and professionals with the opportunity to hear great leaders share their career path and leadership journey of triumphs and challenges. Our listeners will learn and develop an understanding of leadership and the fundamental skills that shaped leaders into who they are today.

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The BMGA Leadership Speakers Series Podcast is hosted by Gbemisola Abudu, the Founder and Executive Director of BMGA Foundation, a non-governmental organization that is focused on encouraging inclusivity and gender balance in the business environment.

This podcast provides undergraduate students and professionals with the opportunity to hear great leaders share their career path and leadership journey of triumphs and challenges. Our listeners will learn and develop an understanding of leadership and the fundamental skills that shaped leaders into who they are today.

    S02 E10 - Olamide Adedeji, Founder of Bounce Networks

    S02 E10 - Olamide Adedeji, Founder of Bounce Networks

    Olamide Adedeji is the Founder of Bounce Networks, an internet media company with television, radio and digital vantage-point in six major cities, including; Lagos, Accra, Johannesburg, New York, London and Dar Es Salaam.

    He has over 15 years of experience in broadcasting, live performances production and media production. Some of his works include; the production of the first edition of the Soundcity blast magazine, Big Brother Naija from 2019 to 2021 and Soundcity MVP awards. Mr. Adedeji holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Lagos State University.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    S02 E09 - Teju Abisoye, Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

    S02 E09 - Teju Abisoye, Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

    Teju Abisoye is the Executive Secretary (ES) of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), delivering on programs targeted at tackling unemployment in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a lawyer with over 14 years of extensive experience in development finance, evaluation of humanitarian projects, government interventions, and investment.

    Ms. Abisoye holds an LLM, International Trade and Investment Law from the University of Pretoria, and an LLB from the University of Ibadan.

    • 54 min
    S02 E08 - Affiong Williams, CEO and Founder of ReelFruit

    S02 E08 - Affiong Williams, CEO and Founder of ReelFruit

    Affiong Williams is the CEO and Founder of ReelFruit, the largest fruit processing, packaging, and marketing company in Nigeria that retails a range of dried fruit and nut snacks through a variety of channels. 

    She is an avid runner who has completed over 15 marathons. She was also recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of Africa’s most promising 30 under 30 entrepreneurs in 2015. Mrs. Williams holds a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

    • 46 min
    S02 E07 - Natalie Kernisant, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Morrison and Foerster LLP

    S02 E07 - Natalie Kernisant, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Morrison and Foerster LLP

    Natalie Kernisant is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Morrison and Foerster LLP, one of  the top law firms in the world with 17 offices located throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe.

    She is listed in Crain’s New York Business amongst the 2021 Notable Black Leaders and Executives. She holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, a Master's in Human Resources Management from Cornell University ILR School, and a Master's in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

    • 57 min
    S02 E06 - Fola Fagbule, Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Advisory at Africa Finance Corporation

    S02 E06 - Fola Fagbule, Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Advisory at Africa Finance Corporation

    Fola Fagbule is a Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Advisory at Africa Finance Corporation, a pan-African multilateral development institution that provides pragmatic solutions to the continent's infrastructure problems. He is also a co-author of the book ‘Formation: The Making of Nigeria from Jihad to Amalgamation’.

    Mr. Fagbule holds a Bachelors in Physics from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Lagos Business School. Prior to joining Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Mr. Fola worked at Afrinvest where he was Head of Research.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    S02 E05 - Ndidi Emefiele, Post-war and Contemporary Artist

    S02 E05 - Ndidi Emefiele, Post-war and Contemporary Artist

    Ndidi Emefiele is one of the most renowned post-war and contemporary artists in Nigeria.

    She produces rich figurative compositions based on cultural, gendered, and personal references. Her dynamic brush strokes and color juxtaposition convey the complexity of modern experience and feminine identity. Her work has been exhibited in prominent galleries around the world from Lagos to London and New York to name a few. Ms. Ndidi holds a Bachelor of Arts in painting from Delta State University and a Masters in Fine Art from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.

    • 39 min

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