The Steering Team

Eunice Simpson

Eunice, a Chartered Certified Accountant is an enthusiastic and innovative professional with over 26 years vast experience in accounting/finance, corporate governance & HR management across diverse sectors in Scotland and abroad. She was a founding member and country Director for CERAD International (Ghana). She also worked with the Central Bank of Ghana as a Finance Research Analyst and a founder/Proprietress of GOSHEN Books & Stationery before moving to the UK. Eunice holds a master’s degree in finance (MBA). Eunice is passionate about gender equity, inclusion and works towards empowering women and girls to achieve their aspirations in life and she has initiated a number of projects to support this vision. Eunice enjoys spending time with family, researching/reading, walking & preaching the love of Jesus Christ.

Fehintoluwa Olowoyeye

Fehintoluwa, diligent and result-oriented analyst with necessary industry and inter-personal skills, is a highly enthusiastic individual. She's highly skilled in Power BI and SQL and holds a BSc in Insurance and an MSc in Risk Management. She has over 19 years of work experience and currently works as a Senior Data Analyst with Sopra Steria Group, where she's also one of the Technical Leads in Data Visualisation. Fehintoluwa enjoys volunteering and volunteered with DataKirk (where she pioneered the Scottish Black Women in Tech pilot programme), Centrepoint Church, and WLAWN.

Yvonne Kanjewe

Yvonne has a lifelong passion for caring and helping others. As a Registered General Nurse, she works as a freelance nurse across Scotland, UK. She holds a BSc in Adult Nursing. Yvonne has extensive experience in providing training to healthcare workers, which also includes NVQ/SVQ Qualifications as a qualified assessor in the sector. She enjoys volunteering and has been involved in several volunteering programs, such as feeding the homeless on a weekly basis. She has also worked with women and young people in her local church. Yvonne has been able to combine her passion for caring for people and helping others in need and the desire to make a difference in people's lives, thereby deriving satisfaction.

Chipo Natasha Makiyi

Chipo is dedicated to social justice, equality, diversity, and inclusion. She is committed to amplifying the voices of marginalised groups, particularly black women and children. Her personal experiences growing up in a disadvantaged community in Scotland has given her a unique perspective and drive to enhance the integration and empowerment of black women from low socio-economic backgrounds especially African women. As a current employee of the Scottish Government, Chipo continues to work hard to bridging the gap between portfolio ministers and policy colleagues. Chipo holds a BSc in Social Policy and Politics and a master’s degree in Policy Analysis and Global Governance. Chipo enjoys volunteering and community engagement.

Anuli Igbesoko

Anuli is a professionally trained singer/violinist and a registered Music Teacher with over 17 years of teaching experience, teaching both groups and private music lessons to children and adults of all ages. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton Ohio (BMus), Goldsmiths University of London (MMus) and University of Strathclyde Glasgow (PGDE Secondary Music). She also holds the Associated Boards Of The Royal Schools of Music Instrumental Teaching Diploma (Violin). Anuli enjoys making clothes and cooking.