Wheels Behind The Scene: Biola Alabi

Biola was born in the US to Nigerian parents. The eldest among four children, her dad is from Akure in Ondo State, while her mother is from Ilesa, a town in Osun State. She and her parents moved back to Nigeria.  Alabi attended the University of Cincinnati where she graduated with a degree in Public and Community Health, she furthered her education with a program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs.

Alabi founded Grooming for Greatness, a leadership development and mentorship program for a new generation for African leaders. Alabi held the position of Managing Director for M-Net Africa, part of the Naspers Group. Prior to this, she was based in the United States where she was part of the executive team at the influential children’s television brand Sesame Street, and a member of the marketing team that launched the Korean motor vehicle corporation Daewoo in the USA. In 2018, Alabi took part in initialing massive collaboration art piece Remember To Rise.

20 Youngest Power Women in Africa by Forbes Magazine (2012), World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2012) and CNBC Africa’s AABLA West African Business Woman of the Year (2013

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