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#ThrowbackThursday: Remember Simi Fajemirokun, Founder Of NGO R2S Africa?

Simi Fajermirokun is a woman that has dedicated herself to helping Nigeria with her resources and time. She is the CEO and  Founder , ESFAJ & Partners, an advisory company that advises agencies in Nigeria on business strategies and a Non-Governmental Agency named  R2S( Read to Succeed) Africa which is a dreamer intervention program designed to improve student’s performance, support the class teacher and positively impact the primary school environment.

The program is aimed towards encouraging and training pupils in goal setting, presentation, public speaking.

Simi was raised in the US and the UK but always yearned to be backing home to develop the country. Simi studied International Relations and Politics from the University of Reading, United Kingdom and holds several international certificates in International Negotiation and Project Management.

She was the Project Manager at a Pharmaceutical company in the US but decided to resign her job to come back home and upon returning home, she picked up a job in the Public Sector as a consultant to expose the irregularities of the fundamental ailing the country.

Simi’s advisory company, ESFAJ & Partners was founded due to the irregularity of foreign agencies in manipulating Nigerian firms with their ill-consulting services. She has impacted not just the educational sector but also in the consulting area thereby improving the image of Nigeria overseas.

Simi’s NGO has impacted over 1 million students in schools as she is committed and determined to change the Nigerian educational system as she is reviving the education sector. She participated at the Google Summit Against Women Extremist. She is a recipient of the Good Planet Foundation Award. She is one of the Board Members of Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative, an Abuja-based NGO focusing on orphans/vulnerable chiding and providing free HIV/VCT testing in rural areas.

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