EP 22: How to Cultivate Opportunities within Your Own Network with Adeola Adejobi

EP 22: How to Cultivate Opportunities within Your Own Network with Adeola Adejobi

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Has networking always been a struggle for you or your business? 

Meet Adeola Adejob!

Adeola is the Founder and CEO of the Avant-Garde Network (AGN), her firm is a leading social impact company creating social and economic impact through a collaborative ecosystem of industry professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Through AGN she created, the Women of Color and Capital Conference, the only conference of its kind where diverse women entrepreneurs & professionals come together to learn about money, finance, capital and investing from a 360 degree lens and the Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Conference, the largest conference in the nation that specifically focuses on diversity in the commercial real estate industry.

Over the course of ten years, Adeola grew the Avant-Garde Network to engage over 40,000+ professionals annually, hosting events, conferences and forums in the U.S. and internationally.

Adeola’s firm also focuses on recruiting, DNI, consulting, and thought leadership.

In addition, Adeola is working to create and build more sustainable and safe communities through ESG focused real estate development and acquisitions. Adeola is the recipient of several awards, including the National Bar Association’s 40 under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke’s Shining Star Award and the New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Award. She is a member of several professional organizations and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Adeola received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Comparative Women’s Studies from Spelman College. She obtained her law degree from Cornell Law School with a specialization in International Legal Affairs.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode: 

  • How to cultivate opportunities within your own community
  • How to use your network to grow your business
  • How to find your niche in a saturated market
  • The dos and don’ts of successful networking

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