Tope Imasekha is a humanitarian and the founder of Women Impacting Nigeria Organisation (WIN).
Founded in 2015, WIN was motivated by the significant gender gaps in education, living conditions, economic empowerment and political participation that exists in Nigeria. Discriminatory laws and practices, violence against women and gender stereotypes hinder greater progress towards gender equality and thus socio economic development in our country.
Women’s economic empowerment is a pre requisite for sustainable development, pro-poor growth and the achievement of the 2030 sustainable developments goals. Research shows that empowered women are catalysts for multiplying development goals and furthermore investments in gender equality yield the highest returns of all development investments.
WIN was formed out of the necessity to be the active change we desire in our country, it is a female run NGO dedicated to positively affecting the socio-economic development of Nigeria through the empowerment of women.Tope is also the CEO of The Zen Lifestyle (ZEN). A wellness brand rooted across the pillars of Love, Health, Fitness and Nutrition. Launched in 2012, on the premise that love is the foundation of life and that the mind/body/spirit/soul is inextricably linked. With the belief that we have more control over how we express our health than we currently understand, ZEN offers a holistic approach to living healthily in Nigeria.
Tope is also a founding member of Rising Generation Organization, an organization dedication to youth participation, youth development and nation building in Nigeria. Further to this Tope is an experience Finance professional, she has vast knowledge and experience in Corporate Finance, Investment Advisory, Mergers &Acquisitions and Private Equity, having spent several years in Finance working in both the Nigerian Agriculture sector and the Nigerian Oil & Gas sector. Equally passionate about her faith as she is about her professional life, Tope a founding member of Loving God, a support group for Christians eager to learn more about their faith and interact with people along the same journey.In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, travelling, spending time with her family and pets and reading and research