Board Member: Dr. Mrs. Abimbola Ogundere
Dr. (Mrs) Abimbola Banu-Ogundere is a Medical Doctor, Educator, Personal Development Coach and Business Strategy Consultant: a Montessori- certified teacher with a Masters’ Degree in Public Health and Educational leadership.
Abimbola is passionate about children learning the right things, the right way and in the right environment. She has committed her career to the improvement of the education system in Nigeria. She does this through investing her time, energy and resources in improving the classroom environment as well as training teachers to maximize teaching opportunities and resources.
Abimbola is the founder and C.E.O. of Kids’ Court School, a renowned world class elementary school in Lagos, Nigeria. She is also the founder and Executive Director of the Learning As I Teach (LAIT) Foundation, a non-profit teacher training organization dedicated to improving access to quality professional and personal development for educators and parents with the ultimate goal of ensuring quality education in Nigeria and Africa.
As a Personal Development Coach, Abimbola has committed her life to inspiring, motivating and empowering adults to live their best lives and be their best selves. She is the founder and director of The Knowledge Cocoon, a Coaching and Business Strategy Development Company.
Abimbola is also the convener of The Connected Ladies (TCL), a platform geared towards supporting women in entrepreneurship to achieve greatness. She is an avid promoter of women in the workplace and the marketplace.
Abimbola sits on the boards of The Dorcas Cancer Foundation (TDCF), a non-profit organization providing help to children living with cancer in Nigeria, and the Schools Empowerment and Support Network (SESN). She is also an active member of several non-profit organizations including the Proactive Empowerment Foundation, Esther’s Breakfast and the See- Clearer Projects.
She mentors several young women in career, life and relationship choices and is an avid supporter of women’s and children’s rights, improvement and empowerment. It is her life’s goal to see every human being around her maximize their potential.