Olajumoke Adenowo, revered as Africa’s ‘starchitect’, has cultivated an illustrious career spanning three decades, standing as a preeminent figure of architectural excellence on the continent. Her groundbreaking work has earned her global recognition, with accolades from esteemed media outlets such as CNN and BBC, solidifying her status as Africa’s foremost female architect.

Educated at prestigious institutions including Harvard Kennedy School and Yale School of Management, Olajumoke’s academic achievements underscore her commitment to excellence and innovation in architecture.

Driven by a profound sense of purpose, Olajumoke is deeply engaged in philanthropic endeavors through her organization, Awesome Treasures, where she channels her efforts towards societal transformation and the empowerment of women and youth. Her exceptional leadership abilities have been widely acclaimed, earning her numerous prestigious awards and distinctions. Renowned for her captivating oratory skills, she is a sought-after speaker at global forums, where she passionately advocates for women’s empowerment, notably contributing to initiatives such as The Cartier Initiative for Women Awards.

At the helm of AD Consulting, Nigeria’s premier architectural firm, Olajumoke continues to exert a profound influence on the industry, pioneering innovative approaches and setting new standards for architectural excellence. Her appointment as a visiting professor at Technische Universität München in Germany further underscores her stature in academia, solidifying her enduring legacy as a trailblazer in the field of architecture.

In her personal life, Olajumoke finds joy and fulfillment in her marriage of over two decades to Olukorede, with whom she shares a deep bond and two sons. This balance between her professional achievements and personal life highlights her holistic approach to success and fulfillment.