Nigerians celebrate young lady who graduated with 1st class in Economics and Finance from York University

Oreoluwa Olomodosi
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BIOGRAPHY: Oreoluwa Olomodosi is a First Class  graduate of Economics and Finance from the University of York.

When she is not studying/working, she spends her time volunteering to mentor girls and manage Lattice club(A Club for Girls from Low-income Families).

She is passionate about educating young girls, especially from low income families, so they can have access to quality education which would help them get a good job and ultimately help break the cycle of poverty within their families.

In addition to education, she is also interested in consulting and finance. She has done various internships in corporate organisations such as Shell, Stanbic IBTC and Deloitte through which she leveraged her expanded network by connecting the club girls with young professionals who mentor them.

Oreoluwa also has an entrepreneurial spirit and has channeled it into learning vocational skills like hairdressing, beadmaking, making African print products. She now sells her products, offers her hairdressing services and uses some of her earnings to support the club girls.

A Nigerian lady identified as Oreoluwa Olomodosi has taken to social media to celebrate her win after graduating with first-class honours in Economics and Finance from the University of York, England. Sharing her achievement on LinkedIn, Olomodosi said she had a wonderful time studying, volunteering and taking up leadership roles in societies and in her department. She expressed gratitude to God, her family, friends and mentors that helped her throughout her academic journey.

Her post read in part:

Nigerians celebrate young lady who graduated with 1st class in Economics and Finance from York University“I am extremely grateful to God for helping me achieve this success. A big thank you to all my family, friends and mentors that have helped me throughout these years.”

The young lady took to social media to celebrate her achievement.

LinkedIn users flooded her comment section with congratulatory messages.

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The lady took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how her education almost ended after she finished secondary school.

She said her father could not send her to the university due to financial constraints.