Obafemi Awolowo University (O.A.U) one of the greatest universities in Nigeria, has been known to produce lots of the country’s public figures in Nigeria in various fields of expertise, such as politics, and the entertainment industry, and mass media. The institution also has many up and coming public figures who are building their careers at a very fast, pace one of which is Orifunke Lawal.
Orifunke Lawal is a Nigerian writer, author, a content creator and branding and corporate communications professional. She is also the founder of the women organization, Lady with Balls and The Graduate Mentor, an initiative that provides students and fresh graduates with skills and knowledge of life after school. She is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, earning her bachelor’s degree in geography from the university in 2016. She is also a professional with seasoned experience in industry skills and building brands and businesses, social media management, and SEO.
After her tertiary education, she started the organization Lady with Balls as a move against women marginalization and suppression and to help women achieve their goals in life. She is equally an advocate for gender equality and views Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama as role models.
She is the author of two short books titled The Art Of Social Writing, a book on content writing, and the 25 for 25 , a memoir.
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