"If you are drawn to something that comes from within, people will see that and that's where you thrive"
Director - ASRC Innovation Hub
Advocacy, Community Service and Engagement, Cultural Diversity, Immigration and Citizenship, Leadership, Mentoring, Youth
Abiola has more than 16 years management experience, in local and state government as well as in not for-profit organisations, both here and in overseas. With a background in business, humanitarian empowerment, accounting, financial service and social enterprenuer. Abiola’s most recent qualification is a Graduate Certificate of Management of Not for Profit organisations from Australian Catholic University. Originally from Nigeria, and fluent in English and Yoruba, She brings a strong focus on innovation and developing processes to bring stakeholder ideas into organisational activities and decision making.
In 2015 she won the future Leader Award at the International Women’s Day Awards in the southern metropolitan region of Melbourne. Abiola’s current role is with the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre as the Innovation Hub Director. Where she oversees empowerment programs & services that fosters people seeking asylum‘s ability to thrive.
Abiola also serves on the Board of Happy Brain Education, an organisation that provides mentoring and tutoring for young people.