In this episode, I sit with Mayowa Adegoke, a.k.a The Lady Mayowa a media personality to talk about her transition from Nigeria Media to being the first Nigerian reporter in the UAE.
If there is one thing you should take away from this episode it’s the fact that “VALUE IS UNIVERSAL” value is value everywhere you go. So get your value game on and be a person of value every time and everywhere you show up.
Mayowa Adegoke – award-winning TV show host and international journalist – is a leading media personality and the only African TV broadcast journalist in the UAE.
The Dubai based maven reports on global stories including the Covid19 pandemic, historic World Expo 2020 site and has interviewed a diverse range of subjects across Africa, the Middle East and the Global North, including Steve Harvey, Akon, CEO of Dubai Tourism Issam Kazim, World-renowned British artist Sacha Jafri (creator of the world’s largest painting on canvas), Congolese tycoon – Eric Mandala, as well as former Consul General of Japan, Dr Akima Umezawa.
With over 10 years of multi-media experience, a laudable TV broadcasting career as well success in various leadership positions, Mayowa stands as an expert in public and motivational speaking. She is passionate about helping others find their voice, tell their unique stories, build confidence and ultimately discover purpose.
She has worked in various fields including hard news, politics and entertainment.
She is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Redeemer’s University (Nigeria), where she had her first taste of media success as the winner of the best student documentary at the Terracotta Awards in 2010.
In 2019, she was nominated as Best On-Air Personality (Audio/Visual) for The Future Africa Award.
In 2021, she was awarded the SHE Award (UAE); Named Media Personality of the Year (Lovin Dubai) and Named 1 of 12 Inspiring and Entrepreneurial Women in the UAE.
Mayowa has dedicated her life to impacting lives. She is the founder of ProjectDDD charity; founded in 2012 – an annual event aimed at reaching out to poor families and communities in West Africa, The Live Learn Series; a mentorship programme for young aspiring media professionals, and she is also the convener of the Heart of Worship music concert, which she has hosted since 2016.
She is the co-author of The Black & African Guide To Moving To UAE” and is currently writing her first memoir, with the working title “Bloom”.
She recently launched her youtube channel with her alternate brand name The Lady Mayowa, to capture content, events and people relevant to a global African audience.
Mayowa is married to Timi Adegoke and they are blessed with a son.