Councillor Bisi Osundeko, Labour Women's Network Committee
Bisi is an astute entrepreneur, public speaker, philanthropist, life and business coach. She co-authored the best-selling book titled ‘I FLY: stories of overcoming adversity’ and independently published another book titled ‘Befriending Adversity: How I leveraged the power of adversity in my life and business’.
A former science teacher, Bisi has volunteered for a number of charities including supporting rural women affected by HIV/AIDS in a UNICEF funded project as well as training refugee women for the acquisition of valuable entrepreneurial and leadership skills.
Bisi is the founder of Britain’s multi-award winning eponymous babywearing brand; Joy and Joe baby wrap carriers. She is the admin of the Joy and Joe special needs parenting support online community. She is a mother to two gorgeous children who were both born with special needs.
A graduate of the University of Nottingham and scholar. Bisi is the recipient of the prestigious DFID/Commonwealth scholarship for postgraduate studies. An OFSTED registered early years expert and governor in three special needs schools.
In 2012, Bisi was named as one of the top 100 business mums in the UK by the mumsclub award. Bisi's business won the first prize of the venture further award by the University of Manchester business school. In 2017, she was voted as the best female entrepreneur by the talk of Manchester awards. Bisi is currently the BAME officer for the St Helens south and Whiston CLP. Bisi is the Ex-CLP secretary for her CLP and she is currently the local labour councillor for Parr ward within St Helens MBC
Bisi was elected on to LWN Committee in 2020