R. Evon Benson-Idahosa, the founder and Executive Director of Pathfinders Justice Initiative, is a Nigerian native, a leading expert and thought leader on the subject of modern day slavery in sub-Saharan Africa. She is a trained English Barrister and American lawyer. When her passion and compassion called her to address gender-based violence and the sexual exploitation of women, she left her work as a partner in a New York defense law firm to became a full-time advocate.
✅ YOU'LL LEARN
How to "let your life speak" and what it meant for Evon - turning in her resignation and becoming a full-time advocate for women
How a sense of purpose, passion and savings really help when taking the big leap
How it's still scary in the moment, never as scary in hinesight and still not easy to give up all the corporate luxuries
How to integrate your roots into your future - for Evon this meant dedicating her work to women in Nigeria out of her home town New York
?? FUN FACT:
Evon realised wearing a barrister wig at graduation already didn't feel right.