About Feyisola

Community Leadership: Feyisola is passionate about giving back, and has been an active member of the 501(c)(3), The National Society of Black Engineers for the past 8 years. Currently, she is the Alumni Chair-Elect for Region 1, and will serve as the Chair for the region next year. She has also been a youth leader in her church for the past three years, coordinating events, managing the program calendar and supporting media and professional development initiatives at the church. She also enjoys working at soup kitchens and supporting charity events in her spare time. 

Profession & Education: Feyisola is a young twenty something ;) year old christian and entrepreneur and owner of Statuesque Events, a wedding and event planning and design company which services the New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Washington, DC areas.She is also an engineer and in addition to her professional certificate in Meeting, Conference & Event Management from New York University, she holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Working with Girl Scouts of NJ on Martin Luther King's Day of service

Working with Girl Scouts of NJ on Martin Luther King's Day of service

Writing: At a very young age, Feyisola discovered her love for writing, while writing creative short stories and keeping a journal, and now she channels that energy in other ways. She started a blog about her christian journey in 2011, which now funnels through this site along with other content that she writes. A few of these pieces have been featured on So Divine Magazine, and she periodically writes inspirational pieces for the Applause Africa Magazine. She also publishes content to her Events Blog and Newsletter for her business, Statuesque Events, about tips and event features every week. She has had expert contributing pieces featuring event planning and decor tips published in eHow, DepositAGift.com and TopWeddingSites.com. 

Pageant Life & Makeup Enthusiasm: Feyisola defines herself as a 'makeup enthusiast' because she loves discovering new products and techniques that enhance your looks - though she isn't a makeup artist! She developed this interest after winning Miss Nigerian Independence in 2009, and loves to continue learning and sharing her favorite products with friends!