PASTOR BENEDICTA OLAGUNJU – Inspirational Women Award
Pastor (Mrs) Benedicta Gbemisola Olagunju is the founder and CEO of Seed of Compassion Outreach, a non-profit charity organisation. Benedicta is a philanthropist who is heavily involved in charity work in Africa; notably Nigeria, Ghana, the Republic of Benin and the United Kingdom.
She has a passion for reaching out and empowering the less privileged. She continues to meet the spiritual and financial needs of vulnerable children, adults, long-term hospital patients, street children, orphans, people with disabilities, people in rural areas, prison inmates and so on.
Benedicta is a counsellor, a coach and she mentors numerous people. She is the author of Ask Volume 1, Ask Volume 2, Where Are Your Accusers, This Life, The Stretch and Inspirational Prayer CDs. She is a dynamic, international motivational speaker and expositor of the gospel. She hosts the ‘Women With A Purpose’ (Making A Difference – Annual Conference); Mothers Connect Seminar (bridging the gap, impacting individuals and communities); and Shiloh Retreat (prayer conference).
She is a co-founder with her husband, Pastor (Dr) BB Olagunju at Focus International Christian Centre and has been active in ministry for more than 25 years. She is a mother of three wonderful adults.