DSVA Holds 8th Queens Club Meet And Greet/Mentorship Session With Adetoun Ibilola Popoola – GM Laspark  

In the continued effort to sustain the Queen Club initiative,  the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has organized its 8th Queen’s Club Meet and Greet Mentorship program, an initiative established by the Agency in June 2023. The continuity of the Queens Club Initiative has led to an increase from an initial 300  to 2500 members across schools in the State.  The Executive Secretary DSVA, TitiLola Vivour-Adeniyi said the Agency will relentlessly partner with trailblazers in their respective sectors and prominent members of the society who are committed to child empowerment and community development to have students who are members of the Queen’s Club to be mentored and impacted by them in their own space. Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi in her welcome address, encouraged the girls to get ready to have an impactful session with their Mentor and feel free to ask relevant questions they may have, as this was an ample opportunity to tap into life nuggets  The General Manager LASPARK, Adetoun Ibilola Popoola, the Mentor attended the prestigious Queen’s College in Lagos, proceeded to the University of Lagos where she bagged a B.Sc. in Business Administration in 2004, obtained an M.Sc. in Marketing and Communications Management from the University of Hull, UK in 2009 and started a career in Banking as an Executive Trainee with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 2006.   she later joined the Strategy and Corporate Transformation Group of the Bank of Industry in 2018   In 2019, Adetoun was appointed the General Manager of Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK). Since she assumed office, she has intensely propagated the environmental sustainability vision of the State Government through various initiatives.   While interacting with members of the Quien’s Club of Ikeja Junior College,  Ikeja Senior Grammar School,  Ikeja Junior Grammar School,  CMS Girls Senior Grammar School, Bariga,  Jagunmolu Girls Senior Grammar School, Bariga,  Ajao Estate Junior High School for a one-day interactive mentorship session at the serene ambiance of the Dr. Oluyomi Abayomi Finnih Park at Oregun, Ikeja,  Popoola charged the girls to be one step ahead of themselves, ensure they have someone with a listening ear,  pursue a career and noted that setbacks could be an opportunity for something bigger and most of all,  be prayerful.   She also spoke about the various issues the girls could face in their careers and shared relevant tips on how to surmount these challenges.  Popoola lauded the State Government for its commitment to the Girl Child and the DSVA for implementing programs such as this to sustain the initiative for a greater future with more women impacting their world as she revealed that this was something she was passionate about.   Onyinye Gerald presented a plaque to the GM Laspark as she thanked the Lagos DSVA and their Mentor for the opportunity to meet and be inspired and assured that the take-home would be a strong foundation to build upon.  Other mentors so far had been Dr. Adedolapo Fasawe – GM, LASEPA Mrs. Folake Soetan – CEO, Ikeja Electric Professor Funmi Bammeke – Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Lagos Engr. Mrs. Bisoye Coker-Odusote – GM / CEO LASIMRA Mrs. Amina Oyagbola – Founder, WISCAR Dr. Tolu Oko-Ighaire – Provost, Institute of Counseling Mrs. Bose Ironsi – Founder and Executive Director, Women Rights and Health Project (WHARP) Mrs. Adetoun Ibilola Popoola – GM, LASPARK AdeJoke Ladenegan-Oginni  Lagos DSVA  28/7.2023

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