Following careers in Law and IT Project Management working for global organisations including Deloitte, British American Tobacco and The UK Ministry of Defence, Aduke Onafowokan launched Inclusivitii to plug the gap between DEI aspirations and tangible DEI outcomes in organisations.
Combining evidence-based and research-driven DEI insights with her vast experience in leadership and identity ideologies as well as change management principles, Aduke has a proven track record of initiating, designing, delivering, and improving measurable DEI progress across industries.
With a clear focus on fostering an inclusive culture and improving representation and diversity at all levels to drive business growth, talent attraction, and social contribution, Aduke's unique ability to provide psychological safety for learning around complex and sensitive themes has become her unique proposition in the DEI Industry.
An avid learner, Aduke has studied critical leadership, diversity and inclusion theories at leading institutions including Yale School of Management, INSEAD, and The University of Oxford where she is studying for a Master's Level Diploma in Organisational Leadership.
As a public speaker, Aduke has delivered two TEDx Talks on Diversity and Inclusion, spoken at global events including BRANDMINDS and Sustainable Brands as well as at organisations including Amazon, Facebook, Montagu Private Equity, Payconiq Netherlands, Saudi Aramco, NatWest, Shell, Royal Mencap Society and many more.
Aduke is also an award-winning social-entrepreneur through her work as the founder of The Sister Sister Global Network, a registered social-enterprise contributing to 10,000+ women's empowerment through the provision of accessible and empowering leadership and personal development training programmes.
She also seats on the board of Smart Works Reading and Creating Better Futures charities and was appointed Vice-Chair and Ambassador for the Institute of Directors Oxfordshire in 2021.
Aduke lives in Oxford with her family and enjoys long walks with her children, and performing at local jazz bars around the Oxford area.