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Alistair King, 2021 Pitcher Awards Heritage Jury President

Folakemi Philips

Chief Storytelling Officer, Wordslingers, Lagos, Nigeria

Future Creative Leaders Academy - Speaker


Folakemi Philips

Folakemi Philips is a brand storyteller, writer and creative consultant.
A Miami Ad and Henley Business Schools-trained Creative, Folakemi has a decade’s experience in Copywriting, Content creation, Brand communications, Traditional/Digital Marketing, Filmmaking & Production Management.
Folakemi has worked with clients in the Advertising, E-commerce, Media, Oil & Gas, Financial services and Educational spaces.
Folakemi was the recipient of the people’s choice award and one of the top ten creative entrepreneurs in the NICE program by the British Council.
A wordsmith and walking business toolkit, Folakemi has facilitated local & international storytelling and business workshops for students, entrepreneurs and corporate organizations.
She is the Founder & Lead Consultant of Wordslingers, a Creative Firm that crafts stories that sell, connect and position brands and businesses for profit.
Folakemi spends her free time as a volunteer with not-for-profit organisations and mentor to teenagers, early career professionals and creatives.

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