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Yemisi Adeyeye: Co-Founder/MD, Lifefount Hospital

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Yemisi Adeyeye is the co-founder and Managing Director of Lifefount Hospital, a leading hospital in cancer care, surgery and endoscopy. She is a fellow of Institute of Management Consultants and pioneer president of Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) which is a part of the White House led women’s global development and prosperity initiative (W-GDP).

She recently authored her maiden book ‘Entrepreneurship is a beautiful thing’ which is a business guide for aspiring and seasoned business owners who seeks to acquire business management skills.

Adeyeye is an international mentor and trainer who has won several awards and scholarships including Tony Elumelu foundation entrepreneurship program, Cherie Blair foundation business women program, road to growth and World Bank women X scholarship.

She is a brand ambassador for Tony Elumelu Foundation and Her Venture app of Cherie Blair foundation and ExxonMobil.

She sits on the advisory board of AIESEC ILC and has postgraduate certification in leadership and management from university of Washington USA.

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Yemisi Adeyeye is very passionate about promoting entrepreneurship and health education and therefore co-founded Lifefount foundation which has many social impact projects like Lifefount business network project, facilitates business trainings, seminars and conferences, Lifefount cooperative society project, a peer-to-peer funding of businesses from financial contributions of members.

Lifefount school social impact project trained 35 trainers on emotional intelligence, genotype education and prevention of sexual and drugs addiction to 3,086 secondary school students.

Lifefount cancer awareness projects gave free breast screening, mammography and ultrasound to 1,500 women in Nigeria.

Yemisi leveraged on technology to train 1,154 youths and female business owners on how to launch and structure their businesses profitably and sustainably during the pandemic.

Lifefount Hospital under her leadership also leveraged on technology and trained about 1,000 medical personnels on COVID-19 and cancer care with facilitators from UK, Pakistan, Spain and Nigeria.

The use of online platforms for clinical consultations also helped her business to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic as Lifefount Hospital enjoyed patronage across the globe.

For Yemisi, as humans, we all have a natural desire to connect and interact with others. This is especially important when it comes to advancing our personal and professional lives. Therefore, she insists that building a strong network can be the key to unlocking a wealth of opportunities.
”A network can consist of many different people, from friends and family to professional contacts and acquaintances. The common thread is that they are all people who know you and can help promote your personal or professional goals.” She said.

Yemisi’s life goal is to use her experience, expertise and education to make her contacts better. She is married to a surgeon, Ademola Adeyeye and blessed with two children, Adesewa and Adejola-Oluwa.