Thousand Cheers to Duchess Bolaji Odunuga: A Phenomenal African Queen Taking the Wave of Transformation in Black Community Across the World

As the world celebrates another milestone in the life of Bolaji Odunuga, CEO of Duchess and Duke International Magazines, IT Security Analyst, Entrepreneur, Mother of three handsome boys, and Rotarian, it’s impossible not to recognize the outstanding impact she has made in her various roles.

A True Leader and Advocate
Duchess Bolaji, the 70th and first black President of the Rotary Club of Crawley, United Kingdom, embodies the essence of a true leader, selflessness, advocate, and community builder. Renowned for her exceptional leadership and commitment to showcasing the accomplishments and relevance of African descent, Bolaji brought a wealth of experience to the Rotary Club of Crawley during her service. Her role as the Organisation Lead for Africa Community in Surrey & Sussex (ACISS) demonstrates her passion for creating positive change in diverse communities.

Heart of Resilience and Determination
Those close to her would easily tell of her heart, made of resilience, determination, and gold. A proud alumnus of South Bank University with a degree in Business Information Technology, she has over a decade of experience in publishing, driven by the need to inspire women from all walks of life to become their best selves.

Duchess International Magazine: Empowering Voices
In 2014, Bolaji launched Duchess International Magazine, expanding its reach to Nigeria in 2018, providing a powerful platform for African descent to voice their achievements and contributions. In 2021, Bolaji joined the Rotary Club of Isolo, Nigeria, where she served as the image chair, quickly showcasing her commitment to service. Recognizing her exceptional contributions, Bolaji moved her membership to the Rotary Club of Crawley, assuming the prestigious role of President, a testament to her exceptional leadership qualities and unwavering commitment to the Rotary Club’s mission of “Service above self.”

A Woman of Many Parts
Bolaji Odunuga’s remarkable achievements have garnered her numerous accolades and recognition, widely credited for her community services and selfless contributions across many communities. Her commitment to community development and the publishing industry is evident in her remarkable contributions to both fields. As a woman of many parts, from a seasoned security analyst to a publisher and CEO, Bolaji has shown that she is not just a leader but a pacesetter in her own right as she sets her own goal-post while creating a path where many others find their footings. Her relentless drive for excellence and focus on promoting the achievements of African descent has brought Duke and Duchess International Magazines to the forefront of the publishing industry, making a significant impact in promoting African people, culture, and heritage.

Happy birthday to Duchess Bolaji Odunuga, a phenomenal African queen whose legacy continues to inspire and uplift communities worldwide!