Olajumoke Adenowo is a Nigerian award-winning architect, author, radio host and public speaker. She is the founder of AD Consulting, one of Africa‘s leading architecture & design consultancies and she is also one of the country’s most engaged female philanthropists.
Adenowo takes pride in her African heritage and gives a lot back to Nigeria. Founded in 1999, Adenowo’s Awesome Treasures Foundation (ATF) has been actively supporting the raising of transformational leaders in Nigeria in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Their mission is to raise 1000 leaders by 2030 working especially with women and young people.
To date, nearly 90,000 people have attended their annual summit, 850 children have been educated through their summer camps, 900 girls benefited from free health screening and counselling services and over 11,000 women thus far have been empowered through skills acquisition programs.
ATF also runs Camp Dawn, an educational camp, to address the education gap for inner-city kids and Awesome Princesses, which helps to care for young girls from the slums of Lagos at risk of sexual abuse and HIV/AIDS by supplying educational intervention and medical screenings.