Morenikeji Folawiyo has over 30 years of experience spanning Commercial Law, Fashion, Art, Interior Design, and Lifestyle Management. She is an entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Alara,a contemporary African design space in Lagos and a home to some of the world’s most cherished brands. She is a non-executive director of The Alternative Bank(TAB).
Fondly called Reni,prior to founding Alara, she expressed her bias for art, fashion, and lifestyle by starting a collective of creatives. Bringing makers, artists, and fashion designers together, she started a studio which went on to expand into a wood and leather working company that produced both artisanal and commercial products.
Mrs. Folawiyo sits on the Boards of Riverside Properties, Sparkle Microfinance Bank and RFH Limited, a leading interior design company, known for its unique products from collaborations with artisans and excellent finishing. She is also an inspirational/motivational speaker.She holds an LL.B from Warwick University, and a BL from the Nigerian Law School.
Reni is your Woman of Fortune, this week, wishes you More-Rain