CEO, Street Children Empowerment Foundation
Toyin has upwards of 25 years of international development and incubation enterprise experience. A highly adaptable & commercially focused professional with extensive experience: administ ration, project management, training, sales, marketing & business development gained within a variety of organisations including enterprise development, telecommunications, ICT, international development & media Focussed currently in Ghana for the past 4.5 years; she spent 2 years in Sierra Leone supporting Incubation development and an over a decade at Wandsworth Youth Enterprise Cent re as the Business Counselling and Training Manager supporting enterprise incubation for disaffected young people in London, Birmingham and Ireland who were not in education, employment
or training (NEET) with personal and business issues. She developed, led and managed UK and European -funded projects.
She also has in-depth experience working with NGOs: African Foundation For Development (AFFORD), RemitAid, DFID, VSO and Comic Relief.
Toyin’s experience includes: over 14 years’ experience working collaboratively within multi-disciplinary and distributed teams improving the economic opportunities of marginalized groups to realize the personal and development benefits of enterprise. She has designed and implemented projects and programs that supported the creation of jobs and business opportunities within the UK, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone locally and in diaspora communities. She has a passion for Africa and relocated to Ghana in 2014. Toyin is of Nigerian origin and has been based in the UK, US, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
She has worked and travelled extensively in the UK, US, Europe and West Africa in various seniormanagement roles. Toyin currently sits on the Board for St reet Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) in Ghana; where social work professionals harness a holistic family approach to bring education and enterprise opportunities to families in Jamestown. She also has been the Ghana Ambassador for Women ’s Ent repreneurship Day (WED) where she empowers and encourages women in multifunctional ways.