Gbadamosi becomes executive director, JA Nigeria
The Board of Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) has appointed Foluso Gbadamosi as the new Executive Director of the organisation effective from January, 2021.
A statement by the company said Foluso joined JA Nigeria to bring on board many years of technology experience spanning across various sectors to accelerate JA’s impact.
The statement read, “This appointment is coming at a time when leveraging digital strategy to advance JA Nigeria’s cause has become inevitable. It would be recalled that JAN hit the one million reach milestone this year, and the organisation is determined to reach the next million in five years.
“Foluso 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.”
Speaking on her appointment, Mrs Gbadamosi expressed excitement about the appointment, adding that it’s a call to empower more young people in Nigeria.
“I am excited to join JA Nigeria in this new role where I will be responsible for expanding the organisations’ 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 JA’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”