Mercy Makinde is a seasoned Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker and Enterprise advocate. She is the CEO of IASPIRE RADIO – Nigeria’s first Motivational Radio Station- The Voice of Reawakening. She also mentors and expresses her thoughts, knowledge and experience through her blog, the IASPIRE BLOG- The blog for Motivation, Inspiration and Devotion. With a unique ability to see and act ahead of times, she has helped to preach the message of change and reawakening to the present generation in dire need of motivation and empowerment with the Iaspire Radio and Iaspire Blog. She is also the founder of the NGO, AMAZING AMAZON INITIATIVE, which is a support group for women of all walks of life designed to mentor, motivate, inspire and empower them to become the very best.
Mercy has a knack for excellence and breaking new grounds. She loves learning, thinking, creating and promoting entrepreneurial solutions to business issues. She particularly enjoys helping people start-up their businesses and also assisting early stage companies prepare for significant growth. She has a very strong passion for women, youth and entrepreneurial development. She is also the MD/CEO of Crested Crane Tours and Travels, a renowned travel agency affiliated to Radius Travel Group, one of the world’s leading Travel Management Companies. Before her sojourn into the world of Entrepreneurship she worked in the financial sector. She started her Banking career in Lagoon Home Savings and Loans Ltd, a Mortgage Bank. She then progressed to the Commercial Banking Sector where she worked as a Business Development Officer for Zenith Bank, Oceanic Bank and Skye Bank PLC respectively before leaving the Banking world to set up her own business.
She loves diving in the Blue Ocean and enjoys building a business, exploring new ventures, traveling the world, taking chances with novel ideas and generally trying to improve her self in several ways. Due to her love and passion for the younger generation, she has invested in various endeavors designed to add value to the lives of the children of this great Continent. She represents the Oxford International Education Group, U.K in Africa. She has the franchise to run the British English Olympics Competition for schools in Africa.
Mercy Makinde sits on the Advisory Board of TechieFarmer Limited, an Agric Technology company that focuses on inspiring a green revolution and using technology to bridge the gap in the Agric sector. Mrs. Makinde is an Executive Director in L-Cube Nigeria Limited, the company that developed the FGN iAPP – The App for the information App for the Federal Government of Nigeria.
She is also on the Board of Team Funding Coop, U.K an international Co-operative Alliance company that helps SMEs with funding. Mercy Makinde is a feature writer for one of Nigeria’s leading Newspaper, The Guardian Newspaper and Lagos Mum, an online community of Lagos Mothers. Mercy holds a degree from the prestigious University of Lagos. She is happily married with four children.
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