Yinka Awobo-Pearse- Assistant Programmes Secretary

Yinka Awobo-Pearse is an Early Years educator who is very passionate about education. She founded Woodentots Nursery School, Ikoyi Lagos in 2005 and has run the school successfully till date. Yinka left the field of civil engineering to pursue her passion for teaching as she believes education is the way to grow a nation.

Yinka is a trained trainer who trains teachers in Lagos and its environs. She founded Woodentots Consult Limited in 2012. A company that offers training courses accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards office, UK to Class teachers and Heads of schools.

Yinka is also passionate about parenting. Yinka was a regular columnist in Next newspapers, writing on Parenting. She also regularly holds free parenting seminars for the public.

Yinka joined the IWS in 2011 because of her desire to support women and education in Nigeria. She is married with 2 children.