National Association of Professional Women Inducts Temitope Tijani, Student at Rutgers University, Into Its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Temitope Tijani selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I’m pleased to welcome Temitope into this exceptional group of professional women. She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Temitope Tijani as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in human resources. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

“I’m pleased to welcome Temitope into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.”

As one of NAPW’s youngest members, Temitope Tijani is showing such promise at the beginning of her career that she is being honored as a peer with women who have already established themselves as leaders and mentors. At age 21 and currently a student, she has already determined industry she would like to focus on. She recently interned at a successful
businessand took notice of its human resources department.

“I have always believed people are the greatest asset to a remunerative business,” she said. Ms. Tijani is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University. She is the Project Manager of Merit Awards (Rutgers Uni, Society of Human Resource Management, RUSHRM) and her responsibilities are to gather information from the leadership team, develop a list and timeline of tasks to be completed for the year, organize all requirements for the form and gather funds to gain more points for higher recognition of RUSHRM (Rutgers University National Society for Human Resource Management.)

“I would like to be the person who contributes only positive things in as many lives as possible by adding my own quota in developing the economy, the company and people in general. I’ll utilize my knowledge and experience and eventually have my own company,” she said.

Awards & Accomplishments: Partnered with Quick Medical Consults and raised funds for the cause of deworming about 5,000 children in Lagos, Nigeria; Candidate, Human Resource Management, 2015

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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