Discussion in 'African Traditional Religion Study Group' started by jamesfrmphilly, Jun 24, 2013.
Passion and Persistence….. are the words that come to mind when describing the life of Oshunbumi Fernandez, CEO of ODUNDE, Inc. ODUNDE, Inc. is a world-renowned cultural organization whose mission is to serve the need for cultural enrichment in the African American community. The organization is known for its “staple event” - the ODUNDE festival which attracts up to 500,000 attendees, covers 12-city blocks, has over 100 arts & craft/ food vendors and has two stages of live entertainment. The festival is the largest African-American street festival in the country. The festival is known throughout the world as one of the original models for African-American festivals, hosting many internationally known African and Caribbean performers, dignitaries, folk artists and cultural leaders.
Ms. Fernandez was named by The Philadelphia Tribune as one of the TOP 10
People Under 40 to watch in 2011 and was recently named one of Philadelphia's
most influential African American leaders of 2012. Her education includes a BA in Biology from Temple University and a MBA from LaSalle University.
Her dedication to cultural awareness and expression has dominated her professional life. For more than a decade, she worked for the City of Philadelphia in the Department of Recreation which allowed her to make an impact on the lives of the children in her community. She was responsible for creating and implementing a modeling program for girls to instill self-esteem, self-awareness and self-discipline. She has been invited to lecture on her personal achievements and the accomplishments of ODUNDE by regional and national organizations.
She is the owner of BUMI PRODUCTIONS an event planning company whose clients’ list includes: PECO JAZZ, SUNOCO WELCOME AMERICA, LFGA & associates, UNIVERSAL companies and many more.
We look forward to serving you.
Oshunbumi Fernandez, CEO
CORPORATE OFFICE LOCATED: 2308 GRAYSFERR AVENUE
PHILA., PA 19146
Mailing Address:ODUNDE Inc.
PO Box 21748
Philadelphia, PA. 19146
Phone: (215) 732-8510
Email: email@example.com \
ABOUT US - THE OFFICIAL ODUNDE FESTIVAL WEBSITE
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