Ibukun AwosikaIbukun Awosika at a conference

Ibukun Awosika

Ibukun Awosika at a conference

Ibukunoluwa Abiodun Awosika is a Nigerian business woman, motivational speaker, and an author. She was former Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria. She was appointed a member of Binance Global Advisory Board in September 2022.

A successful and renowned entrepreneur that has built and transformed businesses in Africa. Ibukun has shown that “What a man can do, a woman can do even better” by succeeding in the furniture industry; an industry dominated by the male. She is passionate about helping other female entrepreneurs.

Ibukun Awosika is the author of three books. In her books, she shares insights, her personal experience, and stories of entrepreneurs who have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves in the business world and profiled their stories for the benefits of other women who aspire to build themselves up.

She delivers over thirty keynote speeches per year. She has enthused audiences everywhere she speaks with her innovative perspective and provocative challenges of conventional wisdom. Her topics revolve around innovation, business growth, and entrepreneurship.

#### Let's take a look at some of Ibukun Awosika's achievements.

  • Ibukun Awosika is a Nigerian businesswoman, motivational speaker, and author.

  • She was appointed a member of the Binance Global Advisory Board on September 22, 2022.

  • Ibukun Awosika is the founder and CEO of The Chair Centre Group.

  • She chairs several corporate and not-for-profit boards, including House of Tara International and Afterschool Graduate Development Centre (AGDC). She sits on the boards of Digital Jewel Limited, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Convention on Business Integrity (CBI), and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority. She was Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited, FBN Capital Limited, and Kakawa Discount House Limited.

  • She is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), served on National Job Creation Committee (NJCC), and sits on the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, Barcelona-Spain.

  • Ibukun is a multiple award-winning entrepreneur and the first Nigerian recipient of the prestigious International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Award as a nominee of the US Department of State in 2008. She loves to watch investigative and legal series in her leisure time.