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.
Dr Dotun Ologunebi is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Christian Entrepreneurship Consultant, Speaker, Trainer, Business Coach, Mentor, and Gospel Minister. She is President at Domint International Christian Centre for Pnuemapreneurship. Her organisation helps Christian business start-ups and ministries grow and thrive by training and mentoring Christian entrepreneurs so they identify new frontiers and mature in excellence. She is also a proud mum whose son recently graduated with a first class honours in Product and Design Management and was awarded “Best Student in the United Kingdom.” She shares with us her inspiring journey and the fulfilment she derives from walking in her purpose and teaching others, her children inclusive, to do same.
The guest in this episode of DOZ Show is Author Melinda Robertson. She shares her intriguing story of becoming a mother at the age of 19 and how she has used her experience not only to inspire and empower teen mums to keep reaching for their dreams but also to combat the teen pregnancy epidemic that had plagued inner city communities for years. She achieved this by writing the book, “Motherhood… What You Don’t Know!” released in 2005. After this she wrote a second novel, “Fatherhood…What You Ought to Know” for boys which was released in April 2007. She believes properly educating boys about sex, and their responsibilities in preventing unwanted pregnancies, is essential to reducing the teen pregnancy rate. Listen and be inspired as Melinda shares the journey of being a teenage mum, a journey which changed her life forever.
Tanieka Randall is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, international inspirational speaker, and cancer survivor. She is the creator of the revolutionary natural hair care line, Tee’s Hair Secret. In 2011, she was diagnosed with cancer and exposure to chemotherapy left her completely bald and feeling depressed. But she didn’t give up, she began to research ways to regrow her hair and having regrown her hair, she created Tee’s Hair Secret. Tanieka’s products have helped women all over the globe to grow healthy hair without using harsh chemicals. Tanieka teaches women how to achieve their healthy hair goals by becoming more knowledgeable and active in their hair care. Her ultimate goal is to help millions of women discover their potential and confidently walk in their God given purpose. A preacher’s daughter who grew up in the hood, as a young child, she struggled with poverty, a low self esteem, and her faith in God. In this interview, Tanieka shares her amazing story of battles and victories and purpose birth in adversity. Listen and be inspired.