The Board of Junior Achievement, JA, Nigeria has appointed Foluso Gbadamosi as the new Executive Director of the organization effective from January 2021.
Foluso Gbadamosi is a Business and Technology Executive, Social Advocate, and Board Member of some amazing companies. Foluso joins JA Nigeria bringing on board many years of technology experience spanning across various sectors to accelerate JAN’s impact.
Gbadamosi will be responsible for providing the strategic direction and leadership necessary to drive developmental change and building on existing successes in furtherance of the mission and vision of JA Nigeria.
She will be at the helm of executing JA Nigeria’s transformational programs as well as charting a way for preserving existing partnerships and breaking new grounds all in a bid to raise more conscientious business leaders capable of leading a vibrant economy. Expressing excitement on her new role, Gbadamosi said it is a call to empower more young people in Nigeria.
She stated: “I am excited to join JA Nigeria in this new role where I will be responsible for expanding the organizations’ impact by leveraging technology to empower and improve the lives of young people across the country, preparing them to own their economic future.
“With a focus on digital transformation, my objective is to build on existing successes, using technology to provide solutions to impending challenges, particularly that of youth unemployment. “In line with JAN’s goal of reaching our next One Million students over the next five years, we also hope to raise 10,000 digital entrepreneurs my attention will be focused on devising strategic methods and partnerships through which JAN can significantly support young people to become conscientious business leaders.”
Congratulations to Foluso Gbadamosi on her recent appointment. Keep up the great work.