Ms Oluwatoyin Adesola is the Founding Executive Director of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management, a wellness and impact strategist, social entrepreneur, author, speaker, sickle cell warrior and advocate.
She who holds a Bsc degree in Economics from Lagos State University has a certification in Emotional intelligence and is a certified health coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, New York.
Born in 1965 she started her primary education at University of Lagos Staff school, then had a stint in Lady of Apostles Secondary School, where she had to pull out due to health reasons where she had to battle dealing with sickle cell disorder.
She has also founded THE MARAMATU IMPACT NETWORK, to help individuals become, healthy, resilient and purposeful so they can, in turn, inspire others to impact their worlds with their own story. Toyin is the host of the Touch a Cell with Toyin and the gang and edutainment talk show on sickle cell disorder and is the current Chairperson Coalition of Sickle Cell NGOs in Nigeria
The author of two books Still Standing and The Misadventures Of Oga an Madam AS, she is an alumnus of Enterprise Development Centre, Pan Atlantic University and a Vital Voices Fellow, a US-based social entrepreneurial fellowship for women.
Toyin has been on various television shows including Seriously speaking with Adesuwa Onyeuke, Channels TV Book Club, Moments with Mo, as well as radio programmes and the print media, telling her story and spreading the issues of Sickle Cell Anaemia Disorder.
Toyin, having won several awards including the UNESCO Runway Jazz, Humanitarian award, though limited physically is a very energetic and dogged woman. Her love for God and determination has strengthened her to what she has become. She has inspired many youths through her story at many speaking engagements