Ibukun Awosika is an entrepreneur, a business executive as well as an ordained pastor. She is a graduate of Chemistry from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Nigeria; an alumna of the Chief Executive Programme of Lagos Business School; the Global Executive MBA of IESE Business School, Barcelona–Spain; and Global CEO Programme of Wharton, IESE and China European International Business School (CEIBS).
Ibukun Awosika is a co–founder and past chairperson of Women in Business, Management and Public Service (WIMBIZ). She is the founder of the Christian Missionary Fund, a faith–based organization that works with hundreds of missionaries spread across Nigeria to change lives with the provision of medical, educational, and other supplies.
A multiple award–winning entrepreneur and the first Nigerian recipient of the prestigious International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Award as a nominee of the US Department of State in 2008.
Ibukun Awosika is the first female and immediate past Chairman of First Bank Nigeria. She has spoken at numerous world conferences and platforms where she shares her knowledge on several economic and faith–based topics. In 2018, she worked as the executive producer of the movie “God’s Calling” and has also authored several books including: “The Girl Entrepreneurs and Business His Way.”
She is happily married to Abiodun Awosika and they are blessed with three wonderful sons.