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Adebola Deji-Kurunmi

Executive Director Ideation Hub

Category: Social Entrepreneur Track

Adebola Deji-Kurunmi

Executive Director at Ideation Hub Africa, a social enterprise focused on igniting innovation and social prosperity in Africa.

Hosts Development Dialogue, the thought leadership conference for social innovators in Nigeria.

Graduate in Estate Management from Obafemi Awolowo University, and holds an MSc in Sustainable Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

She is certified as a workplace personality profile analyst, and job evaluation analyst as well as being a World Bank approved facilitator.

2012 UN Scholar at the United Nations University for Peace

2013 Coca Cola Scholar of Social Sector Management at Pan Atlantic University.

Formerly Research Associate at Covenant University, a HR Consultant at HCDC Limited, a Learning Consultant at Phillips Consulting and being Head of Foundation Initiatives at RegCharles Foundation.

Adebola is a 2012 HACEY Girl Child Ambassador, a 2014 GAME Champion of Change, a 2014 Crans Montana New Leader for Tomorrow and a 2015 Amani Ambassador. She is also a life coach and author.

The Covenant Place,
Iganmu, Lagos

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs

What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2017. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

You most definitely can. Please feel free to visit YPB's Twitter and Facebook handles to share, like and comment.

Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng

info@youngprofessionals.ng

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