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Wuraola Atinuke Owolabi: An engineer, touching lives in communities


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Engr. Atinuke Wuraola Owolabi is an Engineer by profession and also Vice Chairman of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria. She is a philanthropist who sold out to help humanity. A very strong, dedicated, and committed Electrical Engineer which made her sit on a successful Engineering business-WURVICAT INTERNATIONAL LTD. A woman of passion to help the younger generations. She founded WURVICAT SOLAR FOUNDATION to train young graduates fresh from the University. One of the trainees of the Free Solar Technology Training emerged as the overall best applicant amongst thousands of applicants in Nigeria and has been employed by an American company.

Engr. AtinukeWuraolaOwolabi is the Managing Director/CEO of Wurvicat International Limited, an indigenous company for Construction, Procurement, and Supplies of a wide range of Electrical distribution materials, Project Management, and other related Engineering services has earned a reputation for the company as an upwardly mobile professional organisation.

She holds a Master’s degree in Engineering & Management from Coventry University in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State in Nigeria.

Prior to setting up her business, Engr. AtinukeOwolabi has garnered work experience from within and outside Nigeria.

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Upon completion of the compulsory NYSC Scheme, she worked with Shoreline Power, a subsidiary of ABB Electrical systems for about two years and later joined Schneider Electric, International brand owners of a wide range of highly technical electrical products and power solution systems. While in Schneider Electric, she outstandingly contributed to the growth and profitability of the company. With her bold and passionate enthusiasm, she made the low and medium-voltage portfolio of Schneider Electrica high ranking brand within the power sector.

She is a diligent Business Executive whose “can do” spirit propels her towards excellence and remarkable success.

Her dynamic nature made her an active member of several Engineering Associations such as Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN), Financial Secretary and Member of Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), Member of the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and many more. Atinuke has a passion for community development and poverty alleviation programs. She founded and runs an NGO, Touch of Love and Lifting Hands Foundation which provides comfort and relief for widows and senior citizens in various communities.

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Engr. AtinukeOwolabi has earned a reputation as a diligent Professional with a high-level passion for Excellence. She is well-traveled and has attended many Executive international Conferences and Seminars both in Nigeria and across America, Europe, and the Middle East.

She is a golfer and a member of the Ikeja Golf club.

A God-fearing woman who is dedicated to the service of God with her husband at the RCCG. A woman of dignity, very intelligent, and always willing to put smiles on everybody’s face. She is happily married to a Pharmacist, Pharm. Paul. Olatunbosun Owolabi and their union is blessed with Godly children.

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