The Team

  • The Team

    Coming Together to Unite and Inspire You

    AfroAsia Week is a registered non profit. We welcome volunteers from all walks of life to join our volunteer team taking up roles to promote and support our community and to improve the relationships between members of the community as a whole.

    We support all our volunteers to learn and develop and beyond that, working with us is loads of fun.

    Join The team
  • AfroAsia Week is an initiative which has been long overdue. In principle the primary reasons for bringing AfroAsia week to our community is the need to celebrate unity and culture, to fundraise and to engage members of the community in our year long activity outside of the week to promote cohesion, community building, support and engagement through job creation, work support, literacy, heritage and cultural promotion and more.

    Our Staff members are worthy volunteers who share our passion to deliver services and events which unite, promote cohesion and support members of the community to better understand each other.

    Our keystone flagship focus is on

    • Literacy amongs Asian and African
    • Culture literacy among all people of all cultures and backgrounds
    • Community cohesion
    • Unity and Cosmopolitan integration
    • Giving a helping hand to those who need it the most
    • Promoting healthy attitudes to integration and diversity

Meet Our Team

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    Ganiat Lara Kazeem

    — CEO & Founder AfroAsia Week

    Lara has extensive experience as a creative and business consultant specialising in events, enterprise, fashion and entertainment and she is founder of AfroAsia Week.

    • 2014 GAB (Gathering of Africa’s Best Award) for Entepreneurship
    • Director DuchessPR UK
    • Director AfroAsia Week
    • Director LightBySolar Global



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    Akin Taiwo

    — Sales & Marketing Manager

    Akin joins us with over 5 years of robust marketing and sales experience and his main focus is to be your first point of call for booking an exhibition stall or booking a fashion runway slot at AfroAsia week.

    His background is diverse, with a degree in Business Management having worked in the entertainment industry, with the olympics in London and supporting many events across the country.


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    Evelyn Esumai

    — Culture Pageant Support Manager

    Evelyn is a Law Graduate with many years of experience of working in sales, marketing and beauty roles.  She is also an adept project manager currently completing her Masters program.

    She is the contact point for anyone who has interest in the culture pageant and will support entrants through the process.