Global Shapers Ibadan organized an event tagged ‘Stories that shape’ on the 13th of April, 2017 at Nustreams Event Center; along KM 110 Dugbe-Apata road, Ibadan.

‘Stories that shape’ is a conference designed to inspire  youths in Ibadan. To shape the world they want by connecting them with stories of fellow youths who have risen above barriers to development and are doing amazing things with their lives, as well as developing Ibadan through innovation. The conference which is designed to inspire, as well to change perspectives; welcomed participants from all over South-west with various speaker coming from diverse circles of professionalism.

Oluwamayowa delivering his speech

According to Oluwamayowa Oshidero, who was one of the guest speakers of the day; he emphasized on the use of Data in understanding a target audience and the market dynamics. He illustrated how his co-founded company TinklingD had grown over time using data. How the company had flanked other projects like the news platform; and the online shopping mall; with data obtained from various analytics, as they have been able to understand processes and grow as a brand.

Ayodele Olofintuade spoke on the metaphor of being a failure; she gave various illustrations on how she has failed. But it is understandable that people measure success with marriage, kids, employment, among many others, and no one ever accept or give an estimation of how much they have failed. Understanding failure could only help manage success.

Adetoro Adegoke addressing the audience

Another speaker at the event was Adetoro Adegoke, a volunteer and a consultant from the University of Ibadan. She talked about how movies were used to discuss the societal issues.

Other Speakers at the even include Oladeji Kehinde, a Fashion Entrepreneur and also the owner of Sleet Outfits; Kunle Odugbesan, the founder of Whatsup Ibadan.

Cross section of participants

Below are some pictures from the event

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