The Diaspora Group is a group with over 400 people strong community representing over 30 countries across 7 continents. We connect TCN and non- TCN members for the purpose of networking and learning. As a community we discuss, share ideas and have experts speak to us about issues that are common to us as immigrants : Investments and Wealth Creation, Parenting in the Diaspora, Immigration, building and progressing in your career as an immigrant etc.
We understand how lonely it can get in your journey as an immigrant, we are continuously developing ways to bring people together virtually and physically.
Olasubomi knew she wanted to be a teacher from an early age. She pursued many outlets to develop her skills as an educator through a variety of school-based professional development. These include Accelerated Individualised Learning at the Christian Education Europe, Shriven Ham, United Kingdom, Cognitive Coaching SM and Conversations That Transform Thinking at the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) at Disney World Florida, Neurology Game Changers Workshop at Jenson Learning Corporation, San Antonio, USA and in ‘Challenges and Triumphs of 21st Century Teaching and Leadership’ at Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
Olasubomi’s accommodating and versatile personality with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that captured children’s imagination and breed success enabled her to become the first African to teach both primary and secondary school levels for six years in County Limerick, Ireland. She became part of the senior management team and served as an Acting Principal before returning to her homeland to continue her teaching practice.
Olasubomi’s enthusiasm, commitment to education with innate ability to understand and motivate children further led her to work in a well-known reputable school based in Lagos Nigeria six months after relocating. She taught IGCSE World History and Enterprise, served in the senior management team as a pastoral principal, whole school events coordinator and facilitated teacher trainings and mentorship programs for middle level teaching staff.
Olasubomi being a self-directed, action-oriented professional with over ten years’ experience in education and community service, returned to full time education as a mature student at the National University of Ireland Maynooth where she recently attained both a Bachelors Degree (Double Major) in Social Science in 2020 and a Master Degree in Education in October 2021. Upon completion of her dissertation titled ‘Diversification of the Teaching Labour Force in Ireland’, Olasubomi realised her passion for diversified education in today’s global world.
Olasubomi’s dedication, resourcefulness and goal-driven commitment to social and academic growth and development led to her voluntary service as the president of the National University Ireland Maynooth’s Mature Student Society for two years, a MAP Ambassador and mentor of the College Connect Program which entailed motivating both secondary school fifth, sixth years and post leaving certification (PLC) students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Olasubomi thoroughly enjoys working with children and encourages creative expression which is why she also voluntarily serves as the Children and Teenagers Ministry leader in her local church in County Westmeath, Ireland for over four years till date. She introduces concepts and principles in the bible into curriculum related life and social skills in teaching to build their self-esteem and encourage understanding of their identity in Christ Jesus using skilled diverse learning styles.
Adeyinka Jegede is a multi-talented and highly skilled business analyst, data privacy engineer, GRC and ISMS consultant providing enterprise leadership in the financial and IT service industries. A self-motivated leader, big-picture and strategic thinker versed in managing large teams across nationalities and cultures.
He has spent the last decade developing middle managers and helping them advance their careers. His leadership training program produced over 400 Managers at one of Africa’s biggest banks. Proven with ability to employ technology in solving complex problems and provide extraordinary results. He played a key role in the implementation of the Biometric Verification Number (BVN) system in Nigeria and served on several committees in the financial service Industry in Africa.
Adeyinka is a first class graduate and scholar of the University of Lagos from where he obtained an MBA in international finance. He is a member of various international professional bodies including the Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA), USA, where he holds a Platinum grade membership.
He is a founding director at Heptagon Edge Inc, Canada and currently leads the IT Governance and Information security management team at Better Impact Inc, across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
Adeyinka is a Christian leader with decades of spiritual leadership experience. He has been a member of the Covenant Nation for over 16 years and served as the Head of the drama department, member of the quality assurance and Altar call team. He is a minister at the Covenant Nation and a pioneer leader of the TCN diaspora community groups. His ministry is preaching the gospel through drama and practical teaching on how to receive the in-filling of the Holy Ghost with evidence of speaking in tongues.
He is married to an amazing angel named Aduke, a highly disciplined mother and wife who has been a rock solid support and an extraordinary home builder. They are blessed with three children. They live in Canada