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Starting a Profitable Organic Skin and Hair Care Business during COVID-19 Pandemic with Ope Ojo.

Episode 29: Opeyemi Ojo is the CEO of Orire Organics, a skin and hair care business focused on providing healthy, and organic products. She is currently an Epidemiology&Population Health Informatics Ph.D. Candidate. Ope Ojo, in this episode, shares the following,1. Her humble beginning including educational background2. How her healthy lifestyle choices led to a business…

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Healthrepreneur Series Part 2: How Dr. Solawon’s Determination to Excel in the Nursing Field Propelled her to Open her Private Practice

This is the Part 2 of the Healthrepreneur Series on BAM Podcast, which features Dr. Dami Solawon, a Doctor of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, the CEO of Caring Hearts Medical Services in Houston Texas.  In this Episode, Dr. Solawon shares the following; 1.)    How her family background served as the foundation for being success-driven…

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BAM Podcast’s 3-Month Recap: How I started Podcasting and an Intro to “Healthrepreneur Series”

This 11th Episode is a solo Episode where I, your host, Funke Oladele celebrate 3months since launching BAM Podcast and introduce the Upcoming “Healthrepreneur” Series. These are the highlights discussed in this Episode; The process leading up to launching BAM Podcast How I launched BAM Podcast in the heat of COVID-19 and lockdown The tools…

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8. How Osayi Lasisi, an Attorney and Author Found Passion in Helping Businesses Grow and Pivot through Digital Marketing.

This is Episode 8 of the BAM Podcast which features guest, Osayi Lasisi, an Attorney, a Digital Marketer, and a Podcaster (Co-host on Another Perspective Podcast). Osayi discusses the following in this Episode, Her journey starting from childhood to becoming a Lawyer How writing her first book, “Impossible is Stupid” opened her eyes to the…

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OjaExpress- The Ethnic Food Delivery app.

Please tell us about yourself, background and education My name is Boyede Sobitan. I was born and raised in Chicago Illinois but my parents are originally from Nigeria. I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Illinois-Chicago. What is Oja Express and how did it come…

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An Enterprising Athlete and Entrepreneur- Emmanuel Adewole

“I wake up every day now just thinking, how can I do more good for humanity?”- Emmanuel Wonder Emmanuel Adewole, popularly known as Emmanuel Wonder is a professional footballer(soccer player), lawyer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and fashion designer. He is a Nigerian who was raised in the United Kingdom (London) but currently resides in Chicago, IL and London…

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Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator opens a full-service Emergency Room in Houston TX.

Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator is a 31-year old Nigerian who was raised in the United States. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health on a full academic scholarship. Dr. Foye completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Emory School of Medicine and Public Health, Atlanta GA in 2012. After this, she moved…

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Nigerian-American teenager accepted into 8 Ivy-League schools.

Ekeh told CNN money “I am leaning toward Yale.” 17-year old Harold Ekeh’s extraordinary accomplishment has been a news buzz recently following his interview with CNN money.  He was accepted into all of the 13 schools he applied to, including  MIT and Johns Hopkins. Ekeh is originally from Nigeria and migrated to the United States at…

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Tanzanian Engineer develops an early disease detection device.

” My passion was always to come up with something that wouldn’t save my father, since he’d already passed away, but may save somebody else’s parent.” Asanterabi Malima is a Biomedical Device Engineer originally from Tanzania and currently resides in Boston Massachusetts. Family Background My family has been in politics for several generations in Tanzania. In fact…

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A young Entrepreneur promoting small businesses

Meet Emily Wasonga, a young entrepreneur who turned her passion and talent into a money making venture. She was born in Kenya but also considers a portion of who she is very much inspired by Botswana, where she spent some of her high school years before she moved to the US with her family. Emily…

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