FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Through her work at W.TEC, she has designed high-quality programming for girls – including camps and afterschool clubs – which engage girls with technology in a fun way. Through these programmes, close to 10,000 girls have learnt to create technology – including applications, games, websites, short films and other digital content. Many of these girls have been inspired to pursue technology careers. She has also designed and overseen programmes that support women in their use of technology for entrepreneurship, career development, learning and leadership activities.
Oreoluwa has a Bachelors degree in Economics from Essex University, U.K. a Masters degree in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics & Political Science, a Certificate in Applied Sciences from Harvard University’s Extension School and a Certificate in Social Sector Management from Pan African University’s Enterprise Development Centre. Her interests are the applications of technology in improving lifelong learning and also to raise the economic and social conditions of people (especially women and children) in the developing world.
Oreoluwa’s work has also been showcased in the broadcast and print media, including EbonyLife TV, Channels TV, NTA 2 Channel 5, NTA Channel 10, LTV, Guardian, The Nation, Punch, Business Day, Champion, Daily Independent.
She is a Vital Voices Lead Fellow (awarded to emerging and established women leaders across the world), Ashoka fellow (a network of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs) and a recipient of the Anita Borg Change Agent Award (for her commitment to supporting women in computing in Nigeria). She has been recognized with the following awards: SME100’s 100 Most Innovative Female-Owned Businesses in Nigeria for 2017, one of YNaija!’s Top 100 Young People in Technology of 2016 and 2014, one of New African Woman Magazine’s Top African Women in Technology in 2014 and with a 2014 ‘Chosen Youth’ Leadership Award from LaRoche Foundation.
Contact Oreoluwa: LinkedIn Profile: Oreoluwa Lesi
Folashade coordinates and manage the W.TEC Academy (an afterschool technology club for girls in secondary school) and the W.TEC She Creates Camp (technology immersion camp for girls ages 13-17 years, with the aim of inspiring them to pursue technology careers), the STEAMHer Series (a monthly technology workshop for girls in secondary schools in partnership with the United Nations Information Center, Lagos, Nigeria, in line with SDG 5- Gender Equality) and the MakeHer Space project (a programme designed for girls in rural communities to create technology and engineering based solutions that solve problems). She leads the curriculum design, troubleshoots along the way, manages team, and fund for these programmes.
Before joining W.TEC, She worked in Oyo state, Nigeria where she helped to improve the health and education of indigenous and rural dwellers with focus on the SDGs.
Folashade has a Bachelors’ degree in Information Resources Management from Babcock University in Nigeria and Certificate in Nonprofits Leadership and Management from Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Business School, Nigeria.
Contact Folashade: LinkedIn Profile: Folashade Braimoh
Adeyemi is responsible for coordinating, managing and implementing W.TEC’s media and publicity strategy. He is also responsible for sustainability planning, developing curriculums for W.TEC’s programmes and facilitates at W.TEC workshops.
Adeyemi is a Certified Marketing Professional (nimn) from the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, he has a Masters Degree (MBA) in Finance from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology- Ogbomoso, Oyo State. He also has a Higher National Diploma in Marketing (HND) and an (OND) in Business Administration from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.
Adeyemi is also an experienced Nollywood film writer, film producer, photographer and a certified film – production, training instructor of the Adobe Youth Voice Foundation.
Before coming to W.TEC, Adeyemi worked as a Marketing Officer at Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC, where he was responsible for developing and implementing marketing programmes for the company’s products in Northern and Southern Nigeria. He brings to the organisation his years of marketing and programme planning experience. Adeyemi is an indigene of Ogun State, Nigeria.
Contact Adeyemi: LinkedIn Profile: Adeyemi Odutola
OSARO DIAMOND ISOWAMWEN
OSARO DIAMOND ISOWAMWEN is responsible for overseeing and administering the logistic activities for W.TEC’s flagship STEM-Camp programme
Diamond has a Bachelors degree (B.Sc) in Computer Science from Benson Idahosa University Benin City,Edo State. She is also a certified Oracle Database Administrator.
Before joining W.TEC, Diamond worked as a Marketing Strategist for Kaivare Agency.
ISIOMA AGAPE CHUKWU
ADMIN AND FINANCE OFFICER
Isioma has a Bachelors degree (B.Sc) in Mass Communication from Madonna University Okija, Anambra State. She is also a certified Amadeus PNR holder.
Before joining W.TEC, Isioma has worked as an Administrative Officer for Fifertech Group, and Destination Manager at Africholidays Ltd. She is bringing her administrative experience in running an organization efficiently to our organization.
Contact Isioma: LinkedIn Profile: Isioma Chukwu
LESLEY TARABINA KELLY
Lesley Tarabina Kelly is responsible for designing curriculums, monitoring teaching standards and also to develop course materials for facilitators and beneficiaries of the Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre.
Lesley has a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba – Lagos.
Lesley is a trained oracle facilitator and also have a certificate in soft skills from Jobber man.
Lesley is an indigene of Bayelsa state. He is also a graphic designer, video editor, facilitator and a talented performing artiste.
Contact Lesley: LinkedIn Profile: Lesley Tarabina
TOLULOPE KAWTHAR IBIYEYE
CO-ORDINATOR, W.TEC ACADEMY – KWARA STATE
Tolulope is responsible for supporting the effective implementation of W.TEC’s programmes and activities in Kwara State. She coordinates the W.TEC Academy (the afterschool programmes) in Ilorin and Offa; and supervises the volunteers and facilitators.
Before joining W.TEC, Tolulope runs her own agro-business within Ilorin.
Tolulope holds a Masters degree (M.Sc) in Animal Biochemistry and Nutrition from University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Contact Tolulope: LinkedIn Profile: Tolulope Ibiyeye
AYOMIDE DAMILOLA OMONIYI
COMMMUNICATIONS – ASSISTANT
Ayomide works with the Communication department where she is responsible for assisting the communication officer in creating and executing communication contents. She is also responsible for social media contents creation. She also works with other units to execute the goals of the W.TEC.
Ayomide has a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba. She is also a makeup artist with an interest in event planning and management.
Before joining W.TEC, she worked as a life and times reporter at Daily Times Newspaper.
Ayomide is an indigene of Ondo State, Nigeria.
Contact Ayomide: LinkedIn Profile: Ayomide Omoniyi
Programme Asst - MakeHER Space
Miss Oso Oluwanifesimi, is a Programme Assistant At W.TEC. She is no stranger to W.TEC, being a participant of W.TEC’s 2014, Technology Camp for Girls (now known as She Creates Camp).
Subsequently she has given back to W.TEC by volunteering severally as a Tech Instructor with W.TEC’s Camp and W.TEC Academy during her time in Secondary School and OND Programme. Nifesimi Currently works with W.TEC as Programmes Assistant for MakeHer Space Programme; she is responsible for monitoring all activities of MakeHER Space.
Nifesimi has OND in Accounting from Yaba College of Technology. Nifesimi Oso is From Ikorodu Local Government, Lagos state.
Contact Nifesimi: LinkedIn Profile: Nifesimi Oso
Moses O. Oghene
Moses O. Oghene is a technology intern: He helps in overseeing W.TEC’s technology programmes and also reports to the program manager.
Moses Oghene is a backend web developer and has been a volunteer in W.TEC since 2018 and is currently studying part-time, computer science and software engineering.
Moses Oghene loves to play musical instruments in his free times and is a Nigerian from the South-South region of the country.
Contact Moses: LinkedIn Profile: Moses O. Oghene
TECHNOLOGY - INTERN
Abraham Raymond is a technology intern: He helps in overseeing W.TEC’s technology programmes and also reports to the program manager.
Abraham Raymond who has been a volunteer in W.TEC since 2016 has an ICT Diploma from Paradigm Initiative (PI) and an O level certificate.
Abraham Raymond is from Yala LGA in Cross-River State.
Contact Abraham: LinkedIn Profile: Abraham Raymond