She helps boost the quality and quantity of breast milk for nursing mothers across Africa, and building a thriving business while at it! Our fourth guest on The Isaac Series is the expressive and eloquent Titilayo Medunoye, Founder/CEO of Milky Express.
Titilayo Medunoye is Nigeria’s First International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and economist with over eight years of management and leadership experience working in the health, hospitality and manufacturing industries.
Titilayo is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Milky Express, Nigeria’s first lactation company that focuses on manufacturing products that enhance both the quality and the quantity of breast milk as well as offering lactation consultation services to their customers.
In 2014, Titilayo faced a challenging experience with the breastfeeding of her newborn daughter and it was this experience that led her to research how to improve the quality and quantity of breastmilk. Her research was successful and in 2015, she launched her lactation company, Milky Express.
Milky Express is the first lactation company in Nigeria and the fastest-growing in Africa. In less than two years of its incorporation, it has managed to garner distribution partners in Ghana, USA, South Africa and five states in Nigeria.
Titilayo is an Obama leader and was recently selected by the Obama Foundation as part of the 200 young Africans with outstanding leadership qualities and the propensity to change Africa. She was also recently selected as 2020, 100 most inspiring women in Nigeria by the Leading Ladies foundation.
Watch her share her story below:
The Isaac Series is an online masterclass where African disruptors tell the stories behind the brands they built. Hosted by Isaac Oladipupo, The Isaac Series airs on Instagram Live via @theisaacola every Sunday 6pm (WAT). Its uniqueness is in the vulnerability of guests in revealing previously untold stories about their failures, challenges, successes, processes, and rare lessons from their unique journey. The aim is to transform the upcoming generation from consumers to producers, shielding them from repeating mistakes while increasing the number of empowered youths above the weaklings.