Mr. Innovative Nigerian Pharmacist
I am a Nigerian Pharmacist with six-plus years of experience in pharmaceutical sales, I am passionate about access to medicines to underserved populations. I became passionate about access to healthcare after losing my dad to a stroke when I was 9. I also lost my aunt to breast cancer when I was 17 and these two experiences sparked a passion in me to help others.
Undergrad School: University of Jos
Undergrad Major: Pharmacy
Age: 33, Ethnicity: Black or African American
Other Degree/Certification: B. Pharm
School Name: University of Jos
Extracurriculars: Basketball, Mentorship club
Title: Key account manager
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 2 mos
Title: Medical Sales Representative
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
After losing my dad, it affected my academic performance and I was withdrawn from school. Upon seeing how it affected my mum, I made a commitment to make lifestyle changes and on a second try, I graduated high school in the top 1% of my class and graduated volley manga cum laude.
Post MBA Goal:
Post MBA: I want to take up a product manager role in a global biotechnology organization with a specific focus on improving access to healthcare in underserved populations. Alternatively, I also desire to take up a healthcare consulting role with the aim of solving access to healthcare problems in underserved populations.
Target School: NYU Stern