I love to live, I live to learn  

- Olutoyin Oyelade

Author of Advancing Beyond the Ceiling

For too long the subject of a glass ceiling on women’s careers has dominated corporate sector debates and engaged practitioners’ attention. Scholars ascribe the many travails of females’ aspiring to top-level roles to invisible barriers and hurdles that senior leaders failed to acknowledge, yet corporations have been known to suffer dire financial consequences for shutting women out of the corner office. 

Publications

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5 Trusted Ways Women can Get into Upper Echelons of Leadership 

In an exclusive interview with Amazons Watch Magazine, Olutoyin Oyelade, Founding Partner/CEO of InVcap, an African-focused private equity firm in Nigeria and Canada, highlighted and discussed 5 practicable ways women can break through diverse barriers to get into upper echelons of leadership.

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Toyin Talks about Her Transition from Nigeria to Canada

Canada's Investment banking terrain appeared a little slower than what I had experienced in Nigeria and the UK.  After a chat with a few top institutions, I knew I had to start on my own. I was not exactly sure where to start from but i pencilled down my ideas on how to fund entrepreneurs and support infrastructure in line with Casa Foundation's objectives. InVcap Managers emerged from this exercise. The  firm started operation in 2013.

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NGO Raises Alarm Over Obesity Rise in Africa

To address the challenge, Oyelade said her organisation will promote physical activity among Nigerians given its immense values, adding that staying active reduces obesity, diminished risk of chronic and acute diseases, enhanced immune system and increased life expectancy.

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Opportunities in Nigerian Private Equity

The last seven years have seen remarkable and sustained growth in Nigeria’s economy and marked improvement in its investment climate, turning it into a top destination for global investors increasingly open to frontier market plays. This has been as a result of not only propitious demographics (the largest population in Africa, with a young and swelling consumer middle class) and global natural resource economics, but government-led reforms that have brought stability to financial markets and injected private sector funds and expertise into economic development.

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The Leadership Moment

The Women who Inspire others are those who have simply made the World a better Place by improving their own Space, society, communities. They are influencers, founders and leaders, single parents, shapers of destinies and the bridge

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Embrace Recreation To Enjoy Good Health, Experts Urge Nigerians

The Women who Inspire others are those who have simply made the World a better Place by improving their own Space, society, communities. They are influencers, founders and leaders, single parents, shapers of destinies and the bridge

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Frontier Market Expert on why it’s Time to Look at Nigeria

With 7% GDP growth, a population of 174 million, a rapidly expanding middle class and an improving regulatory infrastructure, Nigeria is earning a deserved place in international portfolios and offering new opportunities to foreign business. In this interview with Voice America, Olu talks about the changing perspective of Nigeria. 

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Afroinvestors

Afroinvestors provides information from vertical sectors on partnerships, business expansion and career development. opportunities. The magazine provides information on available investments across the developed and frontier markets. This magazine is produced quarterly and distributed freely to embassies, chamber of commerce and government offices across Canada, Ghana and Nigeria. 

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