Youth Development Officer
Abisola Faronbi-Lynch – is a Nigerian diaspora living in Ireland. She is a certified wellbeing coach and the founder and CEO of Mind Emotional Nurturing. Her primary goal is to help individuals from an Ethnic Minority background improve their standard of living by developing life skills and attitudes. A significant part of this involves teaching people how to cope with stress and anxiety while dealing with the challenges of daily living in the Republic of Ireland.
Abi studied at De Montfort University, United Kingdom (UK), and successfully attained an Undergraduate Degree in Health Studies and a Postgraduate Degree in Personnel and Development. She spent a further two years completing an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and was also awarded an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification. Abi is an active member of the Association for Coaching (AC) following the completion of her Diploma in Coaching qualification in 2019.
She worked as a Human Resources (HR) professional for one of the UK’s leading Retail Banks for five years. Abi currently works as Projects Officer here in the Africa Solidarity Centre Ireland, Dublin Office. She uses her vast range of experiences, coaching skills, and knowledge to inform, educate, and encourage young people to live and lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
While actively collaborating with young people, Abi aims to help them build confidence by strengthening their minds and emotions. By doing so, they can develop the courage to speak out about the issues, barriers, and other inequalities they might be experiencing within society.