STEMHub Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of four new directors. The new directors bring a wealth of experience to STEMHub Foundation and will help ensure the foundation achieves its mission. Read more about our directors below.
Gift Madojemu MD, MPH (Board of Director for Grants Management)
Dr. Gift Madojemu is a resident physician at McMaster University Hamilton, ON. She received her medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan and holds a Master of Public Health and BSc. Biochemistry from Canada and Nigeria respectively.
She is passionate about serving her community especially Black and marginalized communities by volunteering and meeting identified needs. Some of her volunteer roles: President, Black Medical Students Association, SK; President, Canadian Alliance of Medical Students Against Human Trafficking; Community outreach executive, Black Medical Students Association; Executive, Immigrant and Refugee health; Health coordinator and board member Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation Inc.; President, Saskatchewan Coalition for Tobacco Reduction and Big Sister, with Big Brother Big Sisters of Canada. She is currently the Director of Grants with STEMHub Foundation.
Professionally, some areas of interest include health advocacy, mental health, and population/public health. She enjoys working primarily with youth, women, marginalized population groups and other demographics as required. Her work has spanned across Indigenous health, commercial tobacco reduction, HIV/AIDS, adolescent reproductive health care, disease/injury prevention and other health promotion projects.
Karen Campbell-Jones, MBA (Board of Director for Communications and Public Relations)
Karen Campbell-Jones joined the Board of Directors of STEMHub Foundation in October of 2022 as Director, Digital Media.
Karen is a marketing communications professional and her career has transcended multiple sectors working in the financial, medical, travel, trucking and tech sectors. Currently, the Director of Growth Marketing for Igloo Software, a leader in digital workplace solutions, she is responsible for overseeing campaign strategy and demand generation for the company.
Before joining Igloo, Karen worked for Loadlink Technologies, a Canadian on-demand freight marketplace. Karen joined Loadlink as the first black leader and built a high-performance marketing team transforming how the business marketed its offering with a number of marketing communication initiatives which lead to record breaking lead pipeline performance.
A keen advocate of helping others, Karen is a big believer in the power that mentorship can have on young people by unpacking a mentee’s toolkit of innate gifts and passions. Not having a mentor early in life, Karen recognized the importance of a mentor enabling availability of resources and creating a feedback loop that is essential in anyone’s life’s journey and career progression—a role that she finds very rewarding.
Juliet Ikhuosho-Asikhia (Board of Director for Operations)
Juliet Ikhuosho-Asikhia has been volunteering for STEMHub foundation from the inception of the organization in 2017, as the General Manager. She is now joining the Board of Directors of STEMHub Foundation in December of 2022 as the Director of Operations.
Juliet is passionate about operational processes in non profits and has over 15 years experience in working with non profit organizations in various capacities. She is a certified Salesforce administrator, service cloud consultant and app builder consultant in the Salesforce ecosystem. She currently works as a Salesforce administrator with non profit organizations and also teaches others how to effectively utilize the Salesforce platform for effective operations in the nonprofit sector.
Juliet is also an advocate for climate change and social justice, and she does this through volunteer work in Nigeria and Canada, by educating visible minorities on STEM education bringing empowerment to reduce social inequalities.
When Juliet is not working nor volunteering, she is spending time with family and making new friends.
Mercy Ogunsanya (Board of Director, Legal Advisor)
Mercy Ogunsanya is a Lawyer license to practice both in Ontario, Canada and Nigeria and a certified privacy manager. She is a Young Privacy Professional with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Before moving to Canada, she worked in-house as a Company Secretary /Group Legal Adviser where she advised management and board members on various regulatory and corporate governance issues.
Mercy currently works as a Corporate Counsel in a telecommunications company where she advises on regulatory and privacy issues.
She is also the author of a children’s book ‘The Web’, which is a story that teaches kids about staying safe while using their tablets and playing in the virtual world. Her goal is to create privacy awareness in kids via storytelling.