The Second Edition of the Breakfast session with Social Entrepreneur held at Troy Lounge hosted by Digital Interactive Media on Saturday, June 9th 2013. The breakfast session was aim at exchanging experiences and points of view how to improve bottom line result by engaging in collaborative activities based on social engagement. It is meant to be an open forum between social entrepreneurs and a content company like Digital Interactive Media.
Participants from the world of branding, media, fashion and general entertainment shared their challenges and how the tools of better partnership can enhance economic growth.
The Session Headliner, Sola Fajobi, the CEO of Digital Interactive Media was represented by his Group Head, Business Development, Omoniyi Fawale who took the delegates on a Journey of the various content the brand represents from the award winning Supermom Reality TV Show, Next Movie Star, the new flagship TV Channel on StarTimes Network: V-Channel and OODUA Channel and a brand new concept that would envelop Nigerian audience on a daily television experience called Mama-BomBoy.
A representative of the yet to be launched Akugbe Social Entrepreneurs Foundation for Africa (ASEFA)Akugbe (A Benin word when translated means collaboration) is a collation of Social Entrepreneurs who drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, environment and enterprise development. We pursue poverty alleviation goals with entrepreneurial zeal, business methods and the courage to innovate and overcome traditional practices.
Olawunmi Heavens, a National Executive of the Junior Chambers International spoke about the Inaugural Launch of the Foundation and Induction of some community trendsetters into the Elite Hall of Humanitarian Fame, a quarterly benefit event hosted by the Charity Lounge and she is seeking for sponsorship as one of the Team to host a Private soiree for the newly formed group.
By this, the Akugbe Social Entrepreneurs Foundation for Africa (in view) is telling Africans to be proactive in building social enterprises and that the existence for sustainable solution showcase for Innovations is not trapped in unhealthy competitions.
Picture Credit: Yomi Ajiboye of National Mirror