doubles as the convener and president of The Jewel Empowerment Foundation. It is undisputable that young people are prone to make decisions that can either make or mar their future and those who get it right at this stage end up being successful and vice versa. Fisayo Ajisola is a notable actress and entrepreneur in Nigeria. Her desire to reduce societal menace and to see youth become skillful, independent and responsible in the society gave birth to the foundation. She has since then contributed immensely to the lives of young people in Nigeria.
Akin S. Akinyemi(USA)
is the Principal Architect of Akin & Associates Architects, specializing in Educational & Religious Facilities, Planning and Facilities Programming. Always a pioneer, Akin is the first and only African born architect to establish an architectural firm in North Florida. On November 4, 2008 he became the first naturalized citizen to be elected to the Leon County Board of County Commissioner (and the first African to any such body in Florida and probably in the U.S.), serving as the chairman of this august body from 2011 to 2012.
He is currently on another pioneering quest, doing doctoral research on a new paradigm for the design, funding and procedure of community redevelopment projects in Africa.
Olatubosun Lagunju (UK)
is a founding member of the Youth Mentoring Initiative, UK. He is a Graduate of the prestigious University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University. Mr. Bosun is a creative entrepreneur and a business developer. His unique creativity ideas of ‘Home-use Items’ makes his products stand out. He is currently the MD / CEO Jordan investment limited- A Product Development Company and Union commercial furniture.