Girl Child Network Worldwide
Princess ‘Deun is a Broadcaster & Media Consultant; A real ‘Princess’ of the Adedoyin Royal Lineage; she is the Grand Daughter of HRM Oba William Christopher Adedoyin II, Akarigbo Anoko of Sagamu, Remo-land, Nigeria & holds the Royal Title of ‘Beere’ – First Daughter, First Child. She sits on the board as Operational Director for Media and Communications of the Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN) & African Women of Essence International (AWEI), and as Chair Board of Trustees & Official Global Spokesperson for Girl Child Network Worldwide (GCNW). Her roles cover Community Development, Nation Building, Communication & Media, Leadership, Mentorship, Empowerment etc within the African Community in UK, across the wider UK Society, Europe, Africa and the Globe.
Princess ‘Deun is a graduate of Journalism and Communication Arts with 40 years experience in the print & electronic Media, plus over 15 years in Communication & Entertainment Business. An articulate TV Presenter/Talk Show Host, Public Speaker, Compere/Master of Ceremonies, Project Manager & Events Consultant. A firm and warm character, with a good microphone voice. An adaptable person, with excellent writing, administrative and management skills. Ready to take on challenges and strives under pressure to achieve high targets. A confident team player, with good leadership qualities, who has developed a deep respect and understanding of Europe and Africa, having lived and worked within both cultures. Princess ‘Deun’s strengths in the electronics and print media are Presenting & Anchoring, Research & Development, TV Production of Talk-Shows & Documentaries.
A graduate of Journalism and Communication Arts, with over 35 years experience in the Print & Electronic Media plus 15+ years in the Entertainment & Music Industries. She is an articulate Talk-Show Host, Toast Master, Master of Ceremonies, Project Manager, Events Consultant & Community Leader with vast experience as a seasoned and veteran Broadcast Journalist, her debut as a young Broadcaster was with the Nigerian Television Authority at the young of 17yrs, where her career started in 1975. She is Producer & Host of her cutting-edge talk- show ‘Princess of Arize!’ where she puts the Spotlight on People, Organisations & Businesses, who want to indeed ‘Arize!’ and make a Difference as Positive ‘Agents of Change’ in the 21st Century. She also has a keen interest to Showcase Women, whose innovative efforts as Leaders, Professionals; Entrepreneurs & Achievers gets overlooked, as they do not get the much deserved exposure for their hard work & efforts. Her TV show is Broadcast on BEN TV London, Sky 182 every Saturdays @10am.
Princess ‘Deun was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of International Womens Peace Group in South Korea. She is recipient of various Awards for her contribution to the Development & Growth of a Better Quality of Life; using her professional sheen in Communication & Media to impact Society. To name a few ~ The British Female Inventors & Innovators Special Recognition GWIIN/BFIIN Award 2007, for Creating her Innovative ‘Arize!’ Brand, as a Capacity Building Initiative & Marketing Tool Platform; The UK Tenacity Award 2007 for her involvement & tireless efforts in Community Development; The N-4-Life Lifetime Achievement Award 2010, The BEFFTA 2012 ‘Media Icon’ Award, in recognition of her Outstanding Achievements & Contributions in the Broadcast, Media & Entertainment Industries and was recipient of the Nigerian Centenary Award as one of the Outstanding 100 Nigerians in the Diaspora, for using her Expertise, Skills & Talent to Promote & Build a Positive Image for Nigeria, Africa & The Diaspora on the Global Socio-Political & Economic Stage.
Princess ‘Deun has held Key Political Positions in Nigerian Politics since she was 19yrs old & continues to Play an Active Role, through her work in Community Development. She loves to engage with People of diverse backgrounds and has a deep respect & understanding of Europe and Africa; having lived and worked within the two cultures. She is married to Ayo Solarin, a Legal Practitioner & one of Africa’s leading Intellectual Property Specialists. They reside in the Suburbs of Surrey, United Kingdom with their four delightful Children.