Oluwadunsin Bolaji has made herself and her families proud less than a year after graduating from the Federal University of Technology Akure by winning the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). The graduate of Biology says the award will encourage her to attain more heights in her business and career. The GSEA is the premier global competition for students who owned and operated a business while attending college or university. It supports student entrepreneurs who require the much needed mentorship, recognition and connections for their bussiness to move ahead. Oluwadunsin is a graduate of Biology, she specialises in using Ankara fabrics to make products such as hand bags, back packs, accessories and note pads.
She was selected to participate alongside 14 other entrepreneurs out of 100 students who applied from universities all over Nigeria in the National Semi Final Competition that held at The Business School of Netherlands located at Ikeja Lagos.
Oluwadunsin was the only female entrepreneur selected for the competition. The students were given 10 minutes to pitch their businesses and convince the judges of the sustainability and capability of solving societal problems with their ideas. The top 5 winners including Bolaji were announced at the end of the competition. Bolaji affirm that the award will incite her to work more harder to attain more heights in her business.