Olatorera Oniru of Dressmeoutlet dishes exclusively to Pulse TV in a recent interview opening up about the fast rising brand that's only a few months old.
The CEO and buyer who handpicks her style pieces herself (with a couple of other buyers) opens up about the strides the brand is making after barely six months after the brand was launched in Nigeria.
From her love for fashion which inspired the birth of the brand, the creative head who worked at a fortune 500 company before starting off her own brand spoke glowingly about the fast growing brand; "At Dressmeoutlet we focus very strongly on quality so everything we are centred around has to be the very best so we select the very best vendors, suppliers as well as making sure the website is perfect, the checkout process is seamless..."
She dished on the brand's debut event 'Cocktails and Dresses' held over the weekend with popular faces in attendance and more in an exclusive chat with Pulse TV.
Olatorera Oniru is an entrepreneur passionate about all things Africa. As CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, she is currently leading initiatives to realize a pinnacle in Africa’s history whereby we would rely less on importation and innovate more with natural resources and citizenry capabilities.
She is a member of The National Scholars Honor Society USA, she worked for two Fortune Top 5 companies; Bank of America Merrill Lynch and General Electric as well as for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Lars Magnus Ericsson, as a global consultant and later as Head of Sales Governance. During the course of her employed years, she traveled to over 50 cities in over 10 countries in 4 continents.
Olatorera loves to speak on change, entrepreneurship and development. She has been involved with many prestigious leadership events. Olatorera founded Nigeria’s foremost leadership program Top 100 Our Generation, in 2007; a company that brought together and inspired many of today’s young leaders. Olatorera was nominated by the Future Nigeria Awards for Best Use of Advocacy in 2007 and was a finalist for Hearst Corporation’s “Cover girl of the year” award in 2008. While in college, she served as a senator for academic affairs and founded the Association of African Students. She is currently a member of Lionesses of Africa and Africa’s Best.
Olatorera has a scholarship-based Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the prestigious Emory University USA and Executive Management Certificates from Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland.
Watch her Pulse TV interview above.