Tem Adeyemo is a father to two lovely daughters and a son. He is the Founder of MaxinAFRICA, an investment management company enabling investor and business success in West Africa. He is also the Director of Technology at Element Fleet Management, a leading global fleet management company where he provides strategic and technology leadership. Tem holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management and Master’s degree in Computer Systems Management.
Yemi, a Lightworker holds two Master’s Degrees in Education. She is a High School Guidance Counselor for the NYC Department of Education and loves working with the students. Working for the DOE for the past 22 years, Yemi has seen youths succeed and struggle with personal, family issues and academics all at the same time. Her passion is to see them acquire academic achievement, career development and self-awareness, so they can be productive citizens. She believes children need guidance in every aspect of their lives, some have supportive parents/guardians with a village behind them while others have none. Her global purpose is to love. She cares about people; and she wishes that everyone could be happy, healthy, and well provided for. She is a giver of light.
A teenage mother at the age of 16 and then 19, Kemi had to sacrifice her young adult life to raise two children, go to school and work. She has a degree in Nursing and is currently working on her Master's! It wasn't only the grace of God that enabled her to get back on track - it took determination and hard work. Kemi endured many sleepless nights, long hours of studying and working to achieve her goals. She is a living testimony that you can achieve your goals with focus and perseverance.
A Columbia University graduate, Rashidat has worked as a clinician, consultant, program coordinator and administrator in multiple settings: outpatient psychiatry, public health agencies, government agencies, pediatric emergency department, primary care clinics, residential facilities, and HIV clinic. She enjoys traveling all over the world; discovering and learning other cultures, spending time with friends and family and shopping. She credits her success to God, hard work and having great mentors that surround her. Rashidat believes young women should embrace internal motivation because you are your first cheerleader.
Creative, Entrepreneur, and Motivator, Wuyah Gbondo is an agent of change. She holds a Masters degree in Social Work. She is the Founder of Flower Girls with the Dept. of Human Service-Youth Services Division, and Co-Founder of Bloomers Inc. In 2017, Wuyah also developed and Co-facilitates the “Flower Girls” for young ladies ages 13-17. She is an active member in ministry at her home church, First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Wuyah has a passion for developing young women through God’s word, expanding their horizons and building their self-worth.