Oluwatoyin Adewumi, Ed.M, Executive Director
Oluwatoyin Adewumi (Toyin) is a serial afropreneur, who uses her voice, talent and resources in the hospitality, health advocacy and business development space.
Toyin left Nigeria in the late 90s to pursue her IB diploma in Norway, and arrived in the US in 2000. A graduate of top schools, her multifaceted experience in strategy and workforce development has allowed her to work with start ups prior to starting her own businesses.
She is currently the executive chef of TamBo’s Kitchen, an African themed restaurant network in the south shore of Massachusetts.
In 2017, Toyin was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer that was metastatic to her right lymph nodes. Not to waste her pain, she founded TamBo Foundation, a non profit organization focused on tearing down the ethno-religious barriers and misconceptions prevalent in Afrodiasporic communities. She also serves on the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Adult Patient Advisory Council. She is a board member of the Brockton City Women’s Commission.
She is an author, a blogger, a speaker and a woman in ministry.
A mother of 2, she is joyfully married to her darling husband of 19 years and they both live in Brockton, Massachusetts.