Creative Director, Bimfag Aesthetics
Abimbola Folorunso is a phenomenal events manager and craft coach in Abuja, Nigeria. She is passionate about event coordination and capacity building for children and adults by providing handicraft skills for a better living. She is the creative director of Bimfag Events and Craft (BEC), a Nigerian-based business that uses various crafts to beautify spaces for events and also trains children and adults, especially women, on making robust handcrafts. BEC creates lovely decor with balloons, beads, fabrics, ribbons, and other recyclable materials. BEC uses these materials to train in schools for extracurricular activities. BEC’s mission is to contribute to sustainable economic development by training at least eighty-five thousand women and girls to be self-reliant and experience financial freedom in Nigeria by the year 2032. Additionally, BEC engages in the climate change campaign of ‘Waste to Wealth’ by reusing plastic to make decor pieces, reducing non-biodegradable waste.
Abimbola was nominated as the Emerging Event Professional of the year in 2022 at the Busybee Excellence Awards. She has been able to synergize her passion for events and craft in her recently launched initiative; ‘Craftcorner with Ms Bee’, an initiative where a safe, fun-filled environment is created at parties for kids to learn different handcrafts including necklaces, bracelets, paper flowers, a saving box with recyclable materials and more. Abimbola’s background is in management and accounting and she holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in Human Resources from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State.
What Abimbola can offer other fellows:
Abimbola can offer other fellows her planning and coaching skills.
Connect with Abimbola on social media:
Business website: Instagram.com/bimfagevents
Business Facebook: Bimfag Events and Craft
Personal Facebook: Abimbola Fagade-Folorunso
Business Instagram: @bimfagtrainingcenter