To raise transformational youth
ambassadors for Africa.
Rita Ezenwa-Okoro is the Founder and Lead Visionary of Street Project Foundation. Under her leadership, hundreds of young people have been impacted positively. She is the architect behind talent discovery and development projects such as Project Raw, The Reflection Series and most recently, Creative Youth Boot Camp. She also masterminded and managed life changing Charity projects such as A Smile for December and The Haven Project. This she has done successfully since 2008.
As lead visionary of Street Project Foundation, she is constantly thinking of new ways of reaching the less fortunate in society in a manner that will make them self sustained and financially empowered. Rita is also a Marketing Communications Consultant focused on helping Start-ups, Small and Medium sized businesses and not-for-profits attain their full potential.
She has a Masters of Science Degree in Media and Communications and is poised to use her knowledge to grow anything she lays her hands on. Her Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Arts has been the bedrock of her desire to use performing arts as a tool for human development. Presently Rita has been recognized by local and national organizations for her selfless service in developing her community. She is also a Mandela Washington Fellow in Civic Leadership.
Eduvielawhe Ogoro is a Partner and the Director of Operations for Street Project Foundation. She is an ardent advocate of human and economic development through leadership and enterprise. Starting her career in the banking industry, she worked in the Multilateral Unit of Zenith Bank Head office where loans were acquired from financial developmental institutions. In 2011, she went on to pursue an Executive Leadership MBA at Liverpool John Moores University where her dissertation was based on a case study of a working Social Enterprise system that impacted its community and country laws as a whole.
While in the UK, she volunteered at Citizens Advice Bureau, Birmingham, a non-governmental organization aimed at helping citizens take advantage of opportunities around them to raise their standard of living. She helped in identifying the challenges people had and recommended them to other specialist organizations. Eduvie also volunteered at Chara Trust, Liverpool where she was opportune to take part in the Steps-to-Success workshop on Social Entrepreneurship (UK) sponsored by the European Social Fund featuring a study visit to Poland to witness Social Entrepreneurship in action.
Adeyinka Adegbayibi is the Senior Project Manager of Street Project Foundation. Being purpose-driven, his continuous passion for a positive change in the community and society at large has stirred up his involvement in initiatives that bring about youth development and empowerment. His involvement in initiatives like Project Raw, A Smile for December and The Haven Project, just to mention a few, has doubtlessly helped to harness and maximise the great raw potentials inherent in less-privileged youths, imparting a sense of relevance and high self esteem.
Adeyinka holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.He has got a vast experience in Customer Service, Retail Sales and Marketing, Mobile Information Technology and Training Skills/Consultancy from reputable organisations such as United Bank of Africa(UBA), Samsung Electronic West Africa(SEWA)and Qualcomm. His international exposure to mobile technology has earned him certifications on Qualcomm’s Smartphone Essentials and Snapdragon Processor in Mombasa, Kenya. His innovative ideals have taken him to the Most Innovative Telecommunication Network in Nigeria, Etisalat, where he currently works.
Tolu is an active volunteer in Street Project Foundation. An accomplished and knowledgeable creative professional with a wealth of experience in advertising, broadcast production and film making. He began his journey into creativity as a young intern cartoonist at Vanguard Newspapers at the age of 16, which has evolved into a career that is both of heartfelt passion and professional achievement. Over the past 17 years, Tolu has been channeling his talents into creating some of Nigerian advertising’s most memorable moments working with brands like P&G, MTN, Access Bank, Guinness, GT bank and many others. Tolu has a Bachelor’s degree in the English language, with minors in performing Arts and Linguistics. He is also an avid photographer and underwater cameraman.
Currently Tolu is the Chief Operating Officer of Lucid AV – A production company for SO&U’s group of agencies with a diverse direct client list spanning Banking, telecommunications, and lifestyle brands. Tolu has taught at Pan African University School for Media and Communication on Creativity and TV production. He also delivered the keynote speech for Lagos Advertising Awards LAIF in 2011 and has also spoken at Fate Foundation on Digital Marketing. Tolu has been a judge on the Project Raw Initiative and has been the brain behind documentaries produced to create awareness about Street Project’s achievements.
Ezenwa Okoro is a volunteer consultant for Street Project Foundation. He is a renowned youth mobilizer and has twelve years of experience working directly with communities focusing on community development, entrepreneurship and skills acquisition for young people. As the founder of the Enugu Youth Entrepreneurship Network(E-YEN) he frequently travels to rural communities conducting workshops and seminars. This has enabled him build strong relationships at a grassroot level. Okoro is the CEO of Oxygen Resources Industrial Ventures and also the Nigerian representative of "Helping Students and Businesses Succeed" (HSBS) a United States based educational and skills development exchange program .
Having been educated by an Israeli institute , he is helping both the rural and urban youth attain self employment by organizing free business clinics and boot camps. He is skilled in strategy, project development and communications. Ezenwa is a Mandela Washington Fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative of the United States department of State in Washington DC. and an Alumni of Pan-Atlantic University Nigeria, Galilee International Management Institute Israel and University of Wisconsin – stout, USA.
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29th September, 2015
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19th February 2016
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