“Empower a woman and you empower a nation”
Omobolanle Afolasade, Adedeji is a wife and a mother, she is the Founder of Whoopy Yun Fashion House and the Training Director of Whoopy Yun Fashion College, she is the Program Manager for The Shade of Women Foundation (TSWF) and a member of the Board of Trustee for The Shade of Women Foundation (TSWF).
Omobolanle has over six years of experience in the third industry (NGO), she has worked as peer health educator, data officer, M&E assistant, M&E Officer, Executive Associates at different NGOs, She studied Demography & Social Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun state and she graduated with honors.
Omobolanle is passionate about issues that affect women and Youths, she is passionate about poverty eradication and gender equality. She is an advocate of the Sustainable development goals (SDGs) and has joined force with the rest of the world to combat and eradicate extreme poverty (SDG1) by creating decent jobs that will foster economic development (SDG8) by empowering youths with skills in the creative industry and promote gender equality (SDG5). She is a Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI) fellowship alumna. She empowers youth and women through acquisition of skills in the creative industry through her fashion for development (fash4dev) Initiative.
Omobolanle creates innovative way of simplifying all the courses delivery in her fashion college, as well as ensure maximum performance from all instructors, she is in charge of enrolment of both students and instructors and ensure quality training is delivered. She oversees the program activities of TSWF, while also providing Psychosocial first aids support for victims of gender-based violence survivors, she works on collaborations with other NGOs and government agencies.
Adetunji Donald Adedeji has over 5 years work experience as a sales officer and marketing officer, he has worked with several companies including 7up Bottling Company, Mustardseed Microfinance bank, Heavy Machinery Dealership (HMD), Lavida Fashions and Easy Taxi (Abuja) where he resigned as one of the Managers. He has over six years experience as a fashion illustrator ,
He has Ordinary National Diploma (OND)’Mechanical Engineering at The Polytechnic Ibadan, and Bsc in Mechanical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state,
Donald was selected, trained and certified by Femi handbags an international award winner bag maker, based on his passion for impacting knowledge on people and to reduce the level of poverty in Nigeria by using his acquired skills and knowledge to create more jobs for the people in the country through leather works (bag making)
Adetunji is the Chief Executive Officer of Whoopy Yun Fashion House, he creates new designs for each collection of Whoopy Yun Clothing. He supervises the activities in the atelier, as well as ensure quality control.
Paul Martins Ejike is a Professional wedding and events photographer, who has worked in the photography industry for the past 6 years, He’s passionate about creating timeless Images for his wedding clients and events generally.
He started his photography career in 2017 at Olere photography studio, A reputable photography company in Nigeria, where he was trained to handle cameras and edit pictures, he worked as an intern for one year before occupying the position of studio manager.
During his time at Olere Photography, he shot events for reputable clients like Bovas Oil and Gas, British American Tobacco, Basco Nigeria Ltd, Fanfaro, etc
He then proceeds to establish his photography brand (Martins Paul Studios) in the year 2020 till date.
Paul Martins attended People’s Primary School Ring Road in Ibadan for his primary Education, from 1995-2001, he proceeded to Community Grammar School, Elewura Ibadan. For his secondary education between 2001-2007, He then proceeds to Federal Cooperative College in 2009, where He bagged Higher National Diploma (HND) in Cooperative Economics and Management in 2014. In 2015 He did his National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) deployment at Ogun state.
Martins Paul is passionate about photography, creating memories, empowering young people, financial equality and Humanitarian service.
Victoria is an alumna of Fash4dev, an initiative under Whoopy Yun College, designed to train young indigent ladies fashion designing and entrepreneurship course, thereby, eradicating poverty, providing decent jobs and positioning them for opportunities and making fashion designing a pay check for them.
She is currently interning as a fashion instructor with Whoopy Yun College as an instructor at Mother And Girl Child Initiative (MAGI), an NGO partnered with to empower out of school youths. She is a business minded young lady and loves to style and mix fashion styles. She is open minded and loves to learn new things that adds value to her and people around her.
Victoria is also an athlete, she plays softball (female version of baseball) She loves sport wears and social outfit designs. She is the Creative Director of VictoriaRachael (a brand that designs for bold women and young ladies). She also loves reading and believes she can interpret nature into fashion.