EP 49: Yomi Abiola – Model, Journalist, Speaker, and Activist

August 16, 2017·

EP 49: Yomi Abiola - Model, Journalist, Speaker, and Activist - Supporting women to live their most power-filled lives
You are in for an incredible treat with this week’s episode of the Business with Purpose podcast. My guest is Yomi Abiola – a speaker, activist, and journalist. She is a former supermodel who has modeled for Maybelline and even graced the pages of Elle and Vogue. She left modeling to pursue a degree in journalism from Columbia University and has now dedicated her life to the empowerment and advancement of women.

About Yomi:

“True power appreciates with time, my purpose is to support women in accessing that power.” – Yomi Abiola

Yomi Abiola is a Media Entrepreneur dedicated to supporting women in living their most power-filled lives. At the core of Yomi’s work is diversity, inclusion and the advancement of women.

As an international speaker, Yomi has presented at Harvard, Yale, MIT the United Nations and TED. As an advisor to founders and leaders, Yomi has supported several companies and organisations in scaling growth through retaining and advancing female talent.

As a Change Agent, Yomi focuses on the advancement of women and girls. She prepares women to cease and identify opportunities for exponential growth and development.

Most recently, Yomi has founded The Fem League a media platform, incubator and community that provides a roadmap for female advancement for women globally. Yomi is the founder of Stand Up For Fashion (STUFF) a global platform promoting social accountability and responsibility in the fashion industry.

She is a graduate of both Columbia School of Journalism, Sciences Politiques Paris and holds a certificate from The Harvard Kennedy School. Yomi currently serves as an associate to the UNESCO Chair for human rights as well as an MIT Legatum Catalyst. She is an editor at Vogue Italia.

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