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Individuals and organizations worth their salt are recognizing the need to bring their corporate equity to bear in the area of social responsibility.
Toping serious global conversations in recent times, according to Forbes of April 2019, is a pointer to the fact that organizations are no longer focused only on profit by the books, but also engage in active contributions that have triggered a desirable change in many areas.
Furthermore, international agencies are keenly interested in the way organizations and prominent individuals are executing projects in compliance with the United Nations SDGs. to facilitate social inclusion for all in every aspect varying from Education, Health, Eradication of inequality, Eradication of poverty, Creating cleaner societies and a hygienic environment for all.
It's very refreshing to see a select group of superlative thought leaders in their various fields of expertise, step out to support a great cause, which falls in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.
Let's meet these eminently distinguished thought leaders who will bring their exquisite equity to bear in the upcoming Xtra ordinary charity auction fuelled by the sickle cell advocacy management initiative (SAMI)
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients

Lanre Olusola, who is popularly referred to as ‘The Catalyst’, is an Executive & Behavioural Change Coach.
He is renowned for pioneering the life coaching industry in Nigeria, formulating Integrative
Transformative Catalysis (ITC) and creating the first wholly integrative coaching academy in West Africa!
The quality of your life is dependent on what you know and how you can apply this knowledge to your life. At the Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy, they are extraordinary at what they do because, to them, it is beyond jobs, and they believe that it is their Calling, Passion, Vision and Essence. He mentors people to become all that they desire and are created to be.

8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
Steve Harris is one of Nigeria’s leading high-performance thought leader and Business Strategists. He is also one of the most-watched, most downloaded, quoted and followed personal development trainers in Nigeria.
The sought after conference speaker, is passionate about helping people chase their greatness with ruthless execution.
Steve is also sought after by many organizations as a turn-around expert, inspirational speaker & corporate activator that has added incredible value to not only the effectiveness and corporate productivity of his clients, but also to their organization’s bottom line.
His podcast has been rated among the Top 15 in the Training category in iTunes and has been downloaded over 200,000 times.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
Charles O’Tudor is the game-changer in the brand and strategy industry. He is mostly referred to as the real genius in black. Charles O'Tudor is driven by the quest for excellence. Detailed. Rigorous. Focused.
Over the years he has been described as a creative rebel who abhors the normal.His image looms large across the Brand Management and Marketing communications industry.
Over the years, Charles has played a major role in the redefinition of the practice by setting up one of the most respected and creative firms in Nigeria-ADSTRAT.
He has led strategy sessions on projects that cut across all sub-sectors of the Nigerian economy.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients                                                                 
Brilliant brand expert, and music talent scout, Babaeko is the soft-spoken man with the dreadlocks who has graced the cover of many elite magazines.
His brand signature X3M has become known for tenacity and breaking boundaries.
X3M has branches in Lusaka, Zambia, Accra, Ghana and Johannesburg, South Africa.
The name Babaeko is sure to turn heads. Although his name loosely translates to Father of Lagos in the Yoruba language, it is a coincidence- a coincidence he admits is an icebreaker and eases his conversations.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
Samuel Babatunde Obafemi is the President of Samuel Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy -SOBCA; Africa’s foremost academy for Anger Management and Emotional Intelligence, and solution providers for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Positive Psychiatry.
He is the Convener of Business Study Group, a global platform that builds trans-generational businesses, especially MSMEs, by providing core Business Process Engineering. Strategy & Operations Advising, with focus on Business Processes, Change Management, Culture & Business Model Development.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
He is the founder and Chairman of the respected Philips Consulting Limited, an industry leader in the provision of business advisory services, training and human capacity management, and corporate performance and recruitment services. He is a renowned industrial economist with intimidating credentials in strategy development. Foluso has steered the group with offices in Nigeria and South Africa for more than 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Technology) degree in Industrial Economics and has management work experience both within the country and in The United Kingdom.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
Brilliant thought leader, Femi Olubanwo is an erudite intellectual property practitioner whose diverse commercial practice includes advising on all manner of trademark issues.
He is a problem solver who enjoys challenging and rewarding work
Femi is one of the founding partners of Banwo & Ighodalo, and presently heads the IP/IT practice group. His other areas of practice include Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Restructuring. In the last 30 years of his career, he has acted as legal adviser to multi-national and blue-chip companies in various sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing in relation to the protection and enforcement of their Intellectual Property Rights in Nigeria and Africa.
He is frequently called upon, in various advisory capacities, to assist the government in Nigeria, on various IP policies and reforms. He frequently delivers papers, gives presentations on his core practice area and has several publications to his credit.
A confident, proactive, flexible and reliable Housing Professional with extensive housing, administrative and customer services experience. Possessing considerable knowledge of tenancy management and having excellent interpersonal and communication skills to advise tenants and resolve complex housing issues.
8 Top Notch Global Thought Leaders Set To Storm 2021 Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction For Sickle Cell Patients
Temitope is a titan of advertising with over 20 years’ experience from various top agencies in Nigeria. Sitting on several boards she champions causes for women empowerment, gender equality, and sickle cell advocacy amongst a long list of other things.
She does not believe in luck or chance, but in deliberate action and strategy to gain results. Her philosophy; “Keep pushing forward”.
Ms Jemerigbe is the current publicity secretary of AAAN (pronounced triple A-N), the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria. She also recently was a member of the jury for The Diana Award (in honour of Princess Diana of the UK.
Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) is fuelling its flame of advocacy and awareness with this forthcoming Xtra Ordinary Charity Auction on Sunday, September 5, 2021
According to Toyin Adesola, the founding Executive Director, the team firmly believes that individuals and groups should not simply wait for SCD to affect them personally for them to get involved and make a difference.
In a bid to raise funds for the XTRA CARE initiative, an online virtual charity auction tagged the "XTRA ORDINARY" has been organised.  The goal is to raise funds for the XTRA CARE Projects which runs a free clinic, providing free medication, doctor consultation, counselling, health insurance and more.  In this charity event, Toyin will be deploying this select group of superlative thought leaders who have helped a teeming population to increase their performance and engagements in relevant areas of their lives through impacting others.
These esteemed African thoughts, who through global best practices, have in no small way uplifted the development of people and improvement of creativity and agility. They understand the language and the currency of the future which is Empathy
Initiated 13 years ago, SAMI wields enormous influence—setting aid agendas, shaping policy, and changing the way the world does development.
SAMI has proven to be one of the most active and innovative organizations, in their collective efforts; yet, it’s crucial to note that changing the world isn’t a competition or a ranking – every little bit of help is important.
So far, SAMI’s awareness projects have led to a reduction of Sickle Cell cases in Nigeria, while their impact spreads further across the country.

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