The Mentors

Emilia Assim- Ita (MEDIA)

Emilia has been Lifestyle Editor of Variety Magazine, Editor of Sleek magazine, Editor of Tour Nigeria, a publication of the Federal Ministry of Tourism. As a presenter; Emilia co-presented Rubbin’ Minds on Channels TV, Patito’s Gang, and anchored a book review segment, BOOKED with ‘Milia’ on Silverbird TV’s breakfast show, Today on STV. She was also Content Director with the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) Season 4 and Associate Producer, The Academy – a Docu-reality series by Common Ground Productions. Her foray into Television started with Mind your Grammar before producing and presenting YouthTalk with Emilia on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA); completing a 5-year beat in 2008.

In June 2010, she moved on from RedSTRAT [Organizers of The Future Awards/The Future Project, Nigeria] resigning her appointment as the PR/Marketing Director after completing a 5-year beat. She is also the Communications Director for 3AL; a foremost automobile lifestyle initiative. An avid reader and speaker; Emilia likes to critique the arts especially – books, films and music. At the moment, Emilia doubles as Managing Partner, Thistle Praxis Consulting – a management training and CSR Consulting Firm and runs A’Lime Media, a media strategy, production and advocacy company.

Adewole Taiwo - Enterprise Development

Adewole Taiwo is A renowned environmental consultant with several years of broad-range experience in the industry, he is presently the  Chief Executive Officer of Taiwo Adewole and Associates Limited, an Environmental Consultancy firm. He also serves as the Technical Manager (at-large) for Sustainable Energy, UK and a Consultant to Franarp Technologies Limited; Richflood International Limited; Youth Consultant Manager; Delphi Initiative Group, Nigeria; Country Manager, Coalition for Climate Change; The Africa Initiative U.K and Former Nigeria Coordinator of the African Network of Professionals (ANOP), Executive Director with International Promotion of Youth LTD/GTE.

Adewole is an Associate Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, U.K, (IIRSM); Member, International Solid Waste Association, (ISWA);  Associate Member, Nigeria Institute of Management, (NIM); Member, Nigeria Environmental Society (NES); Member, Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF);  Secretary, Nigeria International Conference, an International conference on Strength based strategies in Nigeria; in 2010 he was nominated as one of the 115 Young Africa Leaders that met with  the US president Barack Obama at the white house in Washington DC between August 3-5th 2010.

  1. I love the program, i am starting my one year masters in leadership for sustainability and would like to join the program after graduation in June 2012.Please advice

  2. How do I become a mentor?

  3. Kudos to you guys. Make me your contact man in Delta State or within.

  4. @Godliver,please get back in touch with us after your graduation and we will talk terms.
    @Abidoun, You can become a mentor by being a strong brand in your chosen career if we find you a person of integrity that our young persons can be mentored by.
    You also need to be willing to commit your time to the project
    @Austin, for now we only work in Cross River State, but pending when we will be branching out,we will contact you.

  5. Adegbite Nathaniel

    I love to work with you in either Ibadan or Lagos branch. I am fresh graduate waiting for discharge by next week Monday by NYSC. Let me start my career with you. How?when? Will you contact me? I studied mass communication.

  6. Daniel onugha

    This is motivating,i love your programs.How do i apply to partake in it.I’m a 400l student of electrical/electronic engineering in federal university of technology owerri

  7. Oyerinde mobolaji

    This is great ma.on behalf of my fellow nigerians,i say KUDOS.

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