Adeola Adejobi, Esq. is the Founder and CEO of Avant-Garde Network (AGN), the #1 social enterprise and social impact company focused on creating black executives and entrepreneurs.
Adeola understands that meeting the career aspirations of Black professionals requires more than just the standard engagement. She is also committed to highlighting industries that need diversity. Knowing this, she created initiatives such as the Women of Color and Capital Conference, Diversity in Commercial Real Estate, Africa 2030, Diversity Dollars and Disruption the Dealmakers Roundtable.
Adeola is the recipient of several awards, including the TOP 35 Millennial Influencers Award, the Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Shining Star Award, NV Magazine Mover and Shaker Award, the Spelman College NY-NAASC Shining Star in Entrepreneurship Award and more.
Adeola received her B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College and her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School with a specialization in International Legal Affairs.
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