Adetola was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering Technology, and she is a Business & Process Analyst with several years of experience across different business domains.
Adetola enjoys volunteering and participating in community projects, she liaises with key stakeholders, coordinates, guides and facilitates training, oversees projects, and manages and monitors programs and policies. She has had the privileged to give back to the community and humanity by volunteer and being part of many organizations, including KingsWord Int’l Church BC, Yoruba Social & Cultural Assoc. of BC, Newcomer Women’s Services, Canada Christian Moms, Options Community Services, University of British Columbia Community Engagement, Dress for Success Worldwide, MOSAIC Social & Civic Opportunities: Pathways to Equity (SCOPE) and many others.
If you could give your past self some advice, what would you tell yourself?
I would tell myself that not so many things matter, focus on what’s important, celebrate every win and keep moving. You’re doing well.
Do you have a mantra or phrase you live by? What is it?
My mantra is “Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask of it”.
What is your number one business goal this year?
My business goal is to help over 5,000 stylish upwardly mobile Afro-Caribbean women build their confidence and look their best by providing them top quality hair extensions, wigs, and other beauty accessories.
What is your number one priority when it comes to your career and daily work?
My number one priority is continuous improvement and growth, to be a better person that I was the previous day and keep evolving.
What is your favourite thing about what you do in your career and why?
I enjoy delivering optimal value by solving business problems that will maximize the value delivered by my organisation as an Information Technology Business Analyst.
What makes you motivated on a daily basis?
The unfailing Love-of-God keeps me motivated.