Thrive Shuttle Initiative:From Campus to Corporate World

Thrive Shuttle Initiative (TSI) is an organization focused on bridging the gap of unemployment in Nigeria.

I first got to know about TSI in my third year in the university, in 2012. At that point in my life, I was kind of confused about what aspect of my field I would go into and what I would do with my life.

The conference was an eye-opener for me, it boasted of great speakers like Dele Abioye – The National Project Manager but now General Manager, 7Up Bottling Company; ‘Gbenga Sesan – Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN); Akinwale Ekundayo – Managing Partner, Stillvoice Consulting, amongst others.

This conference fueled my love for attending conferences and also opened my eyes to possibilities that I was blind to before.

Snapshot from TSI UNIOSUN

Thrive Shuttle Initiative, aims to train individuals, mostly students, to unearth, develop, and launch their potentials. This is done under the banner of ‘Campus To Corporate World’ Conference.

Akinwale Ekundayo with some of the team members.

Several editions have held across different campuses in Nigeria including; Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), LAUTECH, UNIOSUN, featuring game-changing speakers like;
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji – Co-founder, Andela;
Olusola Amusan – Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Nigeria Limited;
Adepeju Jaiyeoba – CEO, Mothers’ Delivery Kit and Mandela Washington Fellow;
Emmanuel Adeogun – Territory Manager for West Africa, Vmware.

Akinwale Ekundayo delivering his speech at one of the events

The next edition will be happening at the Oduduwa Hall in OAU, tentatively on September 24, 2016.

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The Faculty for this watershed event includes but are not limited to the following:

Adams Adebola – Chairman, Adams College.

Aditya Chellaram – CEO, Chellarams Plc.

Emmanuel Adeogun – Territory Manager for West Africa, Vmware.

Tola Oni – Chief Strategist, The Business Support Company & Mandela Washington Fellow.

Raquel Jacobs – Founder, Beyond the Classroom Foundation.

Mr. Denzil A. Kentebe – Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

And some of the programs for the day are:

• Soft skill test for the first 200 to register, for internship and IT placement

•CV appraisal

• Proposal drafting

• Host Your Idea (HYI)

• Meet The Faculty (MTF)

• Build Your Network (BYN)

• Thrive Shuttle Initiative Enterprise Project (TSIEP)

A laptop awaits the best workable proposal and there would also be a raffle draw to win a smartphone!

Shout out to all OAU peeps, as preparation for this event is in top gear.

I bet you do not want to miss out.

For more information:

Kindly follow this link to register and secure your seat today.
Or call on 08062203453
Or Tweet @ThriveShuttle
Or on Facebook: Thrive Shuttle Initiative

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