Dorin Adenekan

Dorin Adenekan is married with two adorable children. She is energetic, compassionate, and a community-oriented person. Due to her interest in community development, she has founded a non-governmental organization that delivers Women Empowerment Programs, offers material and support to children, and help families to alleviate poverty in Nigeria, West Africa. Dorin has gained extensive experience in Humanitarian services through organizing several community and family oriented programs that helps achieve self-sufficiency in her community while in Nigeria. Dorin earned her first Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Mathematics, at Delta State University, Nigeria. Before coming to Canada, she worked as a Sales and Business Development Manager in two different organizations for more than three years. Having arrived Canada in 2013, her passion for humanitarian services drew her focus to earn her second degree in Social Work at the University of Manitoba, Canada. Dorin has a strong desire for applying strength-based approach to working with indigenous women, new immigrants and refugees, in the areas of community based incentive programs, program-planning, implementation and evaluation.

Reg-Style

Reg-Style is a Social Enterprise, which is into the local production and sales of Hand-made Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories. Reg-Style began as a way to engage newcomer refugee women who are experiencing difficulties integrating into Canadian society. While language barriers often exist, many of these immigrant women have specialized knitting and sewing skills. Reg-Style encourages these women to use their skills to produce warm hand-made clothing and seeks to promote their work through social media and community events. Reg-Style has directly made sales to individuals, families, and corporate offices and have plans to build a dedicated team, own production and sales outlets, provide transportation and Child Care service to the women and export to other provinces and countries. Reg-style also intends to engage the women in after-school programs and community activities. Reg-Style promotes Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, and SDG #9: No Poverty.