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Olutosin Oladosu - Adebowale

About Me: 

Olutosin founded Star of Hope Transformation Centre after her training as one of the Voices of our Future Correspondents on World Pulse in 2009 but it was formally registered in 2013. With such an empowerment opportunity on Worldpulse , she knew that there is no going back in sacrificing whatever it takes to liberate women and children from the shackles of oppression, irrespective of race, creed, tongue or geographical area, as long as we are human beings.

Transformation Centre works in four thematic areas, which are: Child Sexual Abuse, prevention, response and treatment, Gender Based Violence, Empowerment on Street Skills and the Centre operates both online and offline resources which provides valuable materials on the highlighted subjects. With ample experience on NGO Management, the Center explores the avenue to sustain its activities.

Olutosin believes in equality of women and men also that every adult in the community is responsible for the protection of children, therefore everyone must be empowered on prevention of violence, in all forms. she loves to protect women and children, speaking out against social injustice, corruption and prevention of sexual while at the same time repairing lives that are at the verge of destruction by sexual violence and poverty.

Educationally, she studied English Language at the University of Lagos (1997) Masters in English Language (2001), after which she did Diploma in Computer. The struggle Violence against women led her to End Violence Against Women.org, where she was trained. Later on she was among the selected participants of VOF and was trained on Citizen Journalism by Worldpulse, Diploma in Gender, Diversity and Transformation at Visthar in Bangalore-India (May 2010) under the tutelage of, Mercy Kappen, David Selvaraj etc Also, she has Diploma in Transformation from the Institute of Transformation in Kleinmond,Cape-Town, South Africa under the watchful eyes of Ma Ntombi Nyathi, Anne Sally and Hope Timmel etc. Certificate in Global Change Leader Award, Coady, Canada May 2013, Certificate in Leadership, kanthari Institute of Social Entrepreneur, India 2013 December.

She has written four manuscripts on sexual violence, widowhood and infidelity. Waiting for the Publication of her first book. The first book is a collection of poems addressing issues concerning women and human rights. Watch out Please! She loves producing tie and dye in its different styles and shades, designing and sewing clothes, teaching poor women how to tie and dye and sew beautiful female and male clothes and to top it all, she designs and sews cooking bags!!!!

She is blessed with two lovely daughters; Angel and Divine and 100 other children at the riverside in Ibasa, Lagos Nigeria.

Awards
Voices of our Future Correspondent 2009 Worldpulse
Coady's Global Change Leader 2013, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish Canada
Emilia Earhart's Women of Courage Award 2013, USA
Change-A-Life'S 2013 Hero's Award January 1, 2014

My Passions: 
Training and defending women and children, writing about injustice and corruption in Africa
My Challenges: 
Starting Small....
My Vision for the Future: 
A World without Violence.........
My Areas of Expertise: 
Child Sexual abuse , Poetry, Gender, NGO Management
My Languages: 
English, Yoruba

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