Business Management – Marketing, 2015
Bolatito Alawode is an entrepreneur who has turned her passion for staying connected to her African culture through food into Canada’s largest online African marketplace. With Mychopchop, Alawode has shipped African specialties to over 2,000 homes across Canada and the United States. Mychopchop also supports two part-time employees and provides volunteer opportunities to immigrants needing Canadian work experience to gain employment. Alawode was a 2018 recipient of the YMCA Women of Distinction Award and has been featured on CBC Radio and on its website. She is also a registered mutual funds representative with the Royal Bank of Canada.