CEO/Founder Eventful Ltd. and Author, God's Waiting Room Books 1-4 |
Lawyer, Banker, Entrepreneur. A law degree from University of Lagos, Masters in Law from Cambridge University, AMP from IESE Business School, Barcelona, together with her natural exuberance, boldness and passion saw Yewande through a career first as a practicing lawyer with R.I Kuku & Co, then a bank executive with Ecobank Nigeria Plc and prepared her to be the pioneer in the field of events planning and consulting through Eventful Ltd which she established in 2002
Yewande has brought professionalism and credibility to the event planning business, using her innate organizational skills to redefine the execution of corporate and personal events. Her events business has expanded to include the management of a portfolio of event venues including City Hall, Lagos Island and Harbour Point, Victoria Island. Yewande is passionate about redefining the events and entertainment landscape of Nigeria. She is the convener of Fiesta of Flavours an annual, world class food and beverage fair and The Beauty Souk, a niche fair for beauty enthusiasts.
Yewande, a Founding Trustee and past Chairperson of Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ) is the 2011 recipient of the prestigious International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Award and 2015 recipient of THISDAY Newspapers Gamechanger award for being the pioneer and gamechanger in the event planning industry in Nigeria. She serves as a director on the boards of several companies including Zacchi & Krome Ltd, Corporate Leisure Ltd and Dataguard Management Co. Ltd and is a member of the Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU).
She is the author of four inspirational books, God’s Waiting Room 1, 2, 3 and 4 which were written as a result of her personal testimony and to encourage couples experiencing delay in childbearing.
Yewande is married to Teni and they are blessed with two children, Teniola and Iretidayo.