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Adese Okojie


Adese Okojie established black woman in Human Resources in June 2019 out of her own personal experiences and challenges as a black woman in organisations without seeing anyone that looks like her to be a role model.

Adese has over a decade of Human Resources and transformation experience and presently working at a global Engineering organisation as Senior HR Partner. She is an expert in employee relations, organisational development strategy and a strong advocate for equality, diversity and inclusion.

She is a mother to her teenage son, and in her spare time she volunteers at her local Church as a Sunday School Teacher, attends music concerts, researches something new and travels the world to discover new cultures

Her vision is for BWHR to be the leading platform for black professionals globally to connect, empower each other and share best practice in a safe environment.


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