Focusing on Young Nurses Initiative (FYNI) is committed to empowering young nurses by providing platforms that facilitate, cultivates and affords them the opportunity to utilize their talents and positively impact their own lives, the lives of the patients and significant others as well as the nursing professionals.
Professor Adebayo Olayiwola ADEJUMO and Professor Prisca Olabisi ADEJUMO as Nurses who have benefitted immensely from the profession wish to give back to the profession by leading a change through empowerment of their younger colleagues, meaning NURSES EMPOWERING NURSES.
Fadodun Oluwadamilola is a graduate of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and currently a postgraduate scholar in Alberta, Canada. A recipient of numerous awards one of which is the Provost Award for Community Service and Development for the 2017 set from the University of Ibadan. Highly passionate about community development through community service, Oluwadamilola’s long-term goal is to be a voice to the underprivileged groups in her home country, Nigeria and also be an advocate of change globally through her profession.
Ruth is a Registered Nurse and Midwife, a creative writer and a blogger. She is a graduate of Nursing Science from the University of Ibadan, Oyo-state, Nigeria. She is currently a Corper serving in State College of Nursing Science, Birnin-kebbi, Kebbi state, Nigeria. Her interests are in Nursing Education, Maternal and Child Health and Nursing Informatics.
Oluwadamilare Akingbade is a dynamic community health nursing specialist passionate about impacting families and communities through research while building the capacity of nurses in scholarly endeavors. He is currently running a fully-funded PhD Nursing programme at the Nethersole School of Nursing University, Chinese University of Hong Kong while attending the 2021 Global Nursing Leader Institute (GNLI), a strategic policy leadership programme organized by International Council of Nurses (ICN) for senior nurse leaders worldwide. He received an award to be part of the 2021 cohort from August 2021 to June 2022.
Emmanuel O. Adesuyi is a Nigerian registered nurse and midwife. He is also registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of United Kingdom as a registered Adult nurse. He holds a Bachelor degree in nursing science from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho and a Master degree in public health from the same institution. He is currently a doctoral research scholar and assistant lecturer at Birmingham City University, West Midlands, United Kingdom. His research focus is on: nursing education, tele-nursing, genetics, cancer and other public health issues.
Daniel is a cardiothoracic critical care nurse, writer, journalist, blogger & editor, focused on Nursing Leadership, Nursing Innovation, Nursing Lifestyle & Digital Health.
He is the Founder of Care City Nigeria & Editor at the Institute of Nursing Research Nigeria. “I adore good books, and writing fills me with joy.”
Akinade Olubamiji Israel is a Registered perioperative nurse who presently practice nursing in Ontario, Canada. He completed both general nursing program and perioperative nursing program at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He had a brief stint as a staff nurse and a clinical instructor with the same organization before migrating to Canada. His position as an operating room nurse and a specialty resource nurse has afforded him the opportunity to serve as an inspiration to aspiring nursing students both in Nigeria and Canada throughout his nursing career.
Omowumi O. Okedare is a doctoral student in the department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, University of Ibadan. Her research focus is adolescents and women’s health, sexual and gender-based violence. She is skilled in conducting both quantitative and qualitative research. She is a nurse by affiliation, and believes everyone (including a child) needs a right mentor.
Chiemerigo Anne Bright RN, RM, BNSc, MSc( Nursing), Is a Registered Nurse, Midwife with NMCN. She obtained her Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from Imo State University, Owerri and her Master’s degree in Medical/Surgical (Adult Health) Nursing, from University of Ibadan, Ibadan. She hails from Ubomiri in Mbaitolu LGA, of Imo State, Nigeria. She is married to Evang. Bright Ifeanyichukwu. She has her research Interest in Psychosocial Oncology and women’s health and has several publications related to these health needs. Currently she is undergoing a PhD in Medical/Surgical (Adult Health) Nursing, from University of Ibadan, Ibadan. She seeks to relieve the burden of caregivers of people living with cancer through her thesis. She is a member of FYNI, and the WhatsApp manager of the Initiative. She is a lover of God and seeks to make heaven at the end of her race here on Earth.
Damilola Otun is a Registered nurse and midwife. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from University of Ibadan. Currently she works as a clinical nurse at Babcock University Teaching Hospital. She believes the world will be a better place if everyone especially women feels safe and secure. She was the Programmes Director at One Voice Initiative for Women and Children Emancipation where she led numerous programmes aimed at improving the living conditions and quality of life of women and girl-child.
She is the co-author of Nimi; a book where the protagonist is a disabled child.
Damilola Otun enjoys reading and watching football.
Victoria Oluwafunmibi Agboola is a Registered Nurse who is dedicated to health care delivery and advocacy for patients with Non-communicable diseases especially Sickle cell warriors.She holds her diploma in Nursing at School of Nursing Sacred Heart hospital, Abeokuta, a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science, and a diploma in Public Health Nursing and midwifery from the prestigious University Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. She has a keen interest and substantial experience in Data and Research analysis and a holds a Certificate in Research and leadership from Institute of Nursing research, Nigeria and University of Washington respectively. She is a passionate believer in God and daily strives to advance His kingdom
Damilare Jonathan Arowolo is a Registered Nurse who is passionate about promoting health & wellbeing of adolescents & young adults especially in areas of non-communicable diseases & Mental health. He has over 3 years’ experience working on social impact projects covering health literacy programmes, advocacy and healthcare delivery in marginalized communities.
He volunteers with the Tobacco free Nigeria group, an organization that creates public awareness on the dangers of tobacco, advocate for implementation of the tobacco laws, as well as help dependent users to quit tobacco use. Damilare is the convener of the Nigeria #BeatNCDs campaign, a unit of the WHO’s global campaign to reduce the burden of Non-communicable diseases in Nigeria.
He is committed to live’s Vision of restoring health to men and men to God.
Moses Adesida is a revelatory teacher of God’s Word, a registered Nurse, A Life Coach, A Leadership expert and his passion is geared towards seeing men discovering purpose and living it. He is currently a student of Nursing Department, University of Ibadan and past President FCNUI ( Fellowship Christian of Nurses University of Ibadan) 2020/2021 tenure. He hails from Ipetu-Ijesha, Osun state Nigeria.
Christy Boluwatife ADEJUMO is an undergraduate Nursing student at the University of Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. She is currently the Health Minister for the Nigerian Universities Nursing Students Association, UI. She is forward looking, enjoys traveling and loves to read. She represents the young nurses in this initiative.
Ifeoluwa Oluwafunke Kolawole is a doctoral student and a Faculty member in the Department of Nursing, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Her research focus is Patient safety and quality of health outcomes under the Nursing Administration speciality. She has experience in mixed-method research. She has several publications to her credit. She has attended several workshops and conferences with papers presented. Her passion for the safety of healthcare consumers is second to none. She belongs to many local and international Nursing Organizations.
Holds a Bachelor of Science (Accounting), from Ambrose Alli University and Master of Business Administration (MBA) on Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.
He had attended many local and international conferences, workshops, and seminars on Grant Management. Such as Workshop on financial Management, Grant Monitoring and Auditing, West African Research and Innovation Management Training workshop, Workshop on African Standard for Good Financial Grant Practice,
Member of Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA)
The goal of the webinar is to inspire the next generation of nurses and midwives in Nigeria by sharing the stories and journeys of established nurses and midwives who have been in the career for years.
The webinar will be recorded in seasons with each season being 10 episodes long. It will be a bi-monthly webinar involving an experienced (mentor) and a young (mentee) nurse.