ADVISORY COUNCIL- MEMBER
Tolulope Olalekan is a creative, highly skilled, solution oriented entrepreneur with keen eyes for details.
With experience spanning over 15 years in the Design and Education Industries, Tolulope Olalekan founded a start-up Interior design and Soft furnishing company- Rubies’n’Sapphire in 2009. She’s led the transformation of this start-up to an enterprise focused one, providing clients both locally and Internationally with sustainable, functional and aesthetically pleasing Interior design solutions.
A trained and certified Interior Designer from the New York Institute of Arts & Design, USA and graduate of Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the Linneaus University, Sweden, she combines both knowledge holistically to steering the wheel of Entrepreneurial solutions in the design field.
Also, a graduate of English and certified English as a Foreign Language consultant from the TEFL Academy, UK, Tolulope with a knack for teaching currently works as a Senior English as a Second Language (ESL) consultant with institutions within the Asian and Eastern European regions where she uses the Task-Based learning approach to assist professionals and students use the English language to achieve their academic and career goals. She has since trained over 10,000 of them.
Passionate about change in a perverted world and especially the protection of vulnerable children, Tolulope currently volunteers for UNICEF, Sweden where she collaborates with a team of child care professionals to help integrate refugee children into the Swedish society.
Equally passionate about change in a perverted world, the development of Africa and the discovery of hidden and latent potentials, her wealth of experience has seen her consistently in the media for interviews and as speakers at various conferences around the world.
Excellence, Integrity, Accomplishment and Compassion top the chart of her core values and these she drives home and lives out on a day to day basis.
Tolulope is an aspiring podcast host and currently writing a Memoir.