Omo Bello is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show and if you’re a lover of classical music, then she requires no introduction! But for those who don’t know, Omo Bello is a highly sought after French Nigerian soprano opera singer who is passionate about singing and has entirely devoted herself to music. After a degree in Cell Biology and Genetics at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, she relocated to France where she studied at the Conservatoire de Paris. She also holds a diploma in singing performance from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London and has been recognised for her singing, winning first prize at the Paris International Opera Competition, and many other competitions. So far, Omo has sung in over twenty countries. She shares her inspiring journey of pursuing her dreams against the odds. And of course, she doesn’t leave without singing Ave Maria by Charles Gounod. Listen and be inspired to pursue your dreams.
Kemi Folarin is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is the founder of Young People Matter (YPM) Charity and Aspire to Elevate Training. Kemi started this charity more than a decade ago when she became fed up with seeing young people lose their lives on the street. She is very passionate about young people and seeing them live crimefree and purposeful lives. She has been commissioned by many multi-sector organisations and non-profits for her input and know-how in youth engagement. She was awarded ‘Most Dedicated Community Leader’ in 2014. Kemi was diagnosed dyslexic but she has not allowed this to stop her from chasing her dreams. Her life is an inspiration to the young people she serves. Listen and be inspired to rise above your challenges.
Years ago she took the plunge to follow her dream of becoming an author by writing a collection of cat stories to raise money for a shelter that cares for abused and abandoned cats. Today she is an established author writing books to entertain as well as highlight societal issues and raise money for causes she is passionate about. Meet Author Patricia Asedegbega Nieto, and we are discussing domestic violence, an important societal issue highlighted in her book, “I Stand Corrected.” Plus she shares her inspiring journey of pursuing her dream. Listen and be inspired to take the plunge and follow your dream. Yes, you can!
Aiwan Obinyan is our guest in DOZ Show Episode 48. She is a movie director and producer and is founder and CEO of AiAi Productions. She composes music for movies, TV, and commercials. In 2014, she released her first movie, “Bethlehem Boy,” a movie shot in London UK and produced on a zero-budget. She has just finished working on her second film project, “Wax Print Film,” a project which took her around the world in a bid to discover and uncover the history behind the beloved Ankara print. Aiwan is a determined young woman who will not be stopped by that which stops others. She has had many reasons to fail but accepted none of them. Listen to Aiwan share her story of following her dreams and be inspired to follow yours.