Our Founder & President

Yewande Efodili

 

Yewande Efodili is a survivor of domestic violence who channels the experience she and her daughter, Wonu, had to create a frequency that affects individuals who are victims of domestic violence. She launched her Nonprofit, Touch Link, in December of 2014 with a mission to support, uplift, and empower victims of domestic violence.

 

Touch Link has since provided immediate support to over 40 individual victims and has spread information about domestic violence to countless numbers of people across the US through workshops, seminars, and speaking on panels.

 

Yewande is also an active member of the Woodbridge Township Domestic Violence Response Team where she is able to provide guidance to victims in imminent danger and guide them to resources immediately available to them with the support of The Woodbridge Township Police Department.

Vice President

Dr. Genevieve Kumapley

 

Dr. Genevieve Kumapley is a co-founder and the Executive Director of MyGOAL Inc, (My Gateway to Overcoming Autism in Link Inc) a non-profit Autism organization in the United States that helps families with limited economic resources access therapies, programs, and information about autism spectrum disorders.

 

Dr. Kumapley is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist and practices at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She also holds an Adjunct Clinical Professor appointment with Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.

Secretary

Ade Adedeji

Ade Adedeji is an investment banking professional with over 12 years of experience in New York City. He originates and executes acquisition and refinancing related loans for corporate clients across several industries. He completed his MBA at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and his undergraduate degree at Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta GA.

He is a Deacon at the Agape House of Worship in Roselle where he serves in the True Wealth Ministry, the Christian Education Ministry and Office of Workers’ Affairs. Previously Ade was a pioneer member of the Board of Trustees at Agape House for over 2 years. Ade resides in New Jersey and is happily married to Dolapo and they are blessed with two wonderful kids – Adebolu and Erin.

He enjoys traveling, photography, writing and wouldn’t mind attending a fine culinary school someday.

Executive Board Member

Lara Danmola

 

 

Lara is the founder of Lara’s Designs, a boutique jewelry company that features her hand crafted designs and creations.

 

 

She specializes in the creation of custom, unique, classic and contemporary handcrafted jewelry for various occasions, using quality materials from all over the world. Lara has taught jewelry making at schools,  community sponsored workshops in continuing education programs, and her local Michaels craft stores; she also was a visiting craft instructor at Seton Hall University.

 

 

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from SUNY and  The Fashion Institute of Technology. Nowadays she happily divides her time between designing and making jewelry as well as learning, teaching, and volunteering in her town. Lara lives in South Orange, NJ with her wonderfully supportive husband and two college age children.

Treasurer

Abimbola Lawore

 

Abimbola Lawore is an ordained Pastor and a co-pastor with her husband, Jide Lawore at RCCG Agape House of Worship (AHOW) in Roselle, NJ. She oversees the AHOW Women’s Ministry which caters to the spiritual needs of adult women from age 18 and above, and the AHOW Children’s Ministry which is responsible for spiritual education and development of children from age 2 through 12. She is a well respected teacher, counselor and leader.

 

Abimbola is a senior auditor with over 12 years of experience at the New Jersey State Treasury Department. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting/MIS from Rutgers University, NJ and a Masters degree in Accounting from Kean University, Union, NJ. She and her husband are blessed with three wonderful children, Joel, Ebunoluwa and Ifeoluwa.

Executive Board Member

Wonú Owoseni

 

Wonú Owoseni is the firstborn of Yewande Efodili.

She is a digital marketing professional who currently works as a social media manager. She also freelances as a consultant in helping smaller companies strategize and develop tools to help growth various on digital platforms.

 

She is a graduate of New York University's Digital Marketing Program and has a Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Sociology/Anthropology and Theatre from Lehigh University. She is a very passionate person who has turned an otherwise traumatic situation into her driving force, determined to excel in life.

 

Although Wonú was an infant during the time of abuse she still recalls it as though it were yesterday. That very experience is what birthed Touch Link. Wonú wants to help all those who might be in the situation she was once in with her mother by ensuring that they are knowledgeable and well equipped with the resources to survive.

Professional Counselors

 

  • Mrs. Dupe Daramola         

    • MSW, SSWC, LSW

 

  • Mrs. Olusola E. Songonuga    

    • MSW, SSWC, LSW

 

  • Mrs. Brenda Olatubosun        

    • RN, BSN (with experience in Clinical management)

 

  • Mrs. Kemi Olugboji         

    • MSW, SSW, LSW

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