Get Together

How Lola Omolola started Female IN (FIN), a private Facebook group with 1.8 million+ members

Episode Summary

We speak to Lola Omolola about FIN, the private Facebook group she has grown to 1.5 million+ members. Today, FIN has 1.8 million members and gets hundreds of post applications every day. The Facebook Group is managed by 10 volunteer moderators. But how did Lola get the first conversations started? How did the first members find out about FIN? We called her in Chicago to learn more.

Episode Notes

"Whenever we're vulnerable, it enhances our ability to connect." - Lola Omolola, founder of FIN

The Get-Together is a podcast about the nuts and bolts of community building. Hosts Bailey Richardson and Kevin Huynh of People & Company ask organizers who have built exceptional communities about just how they did it. How did they get the first people to show up? How did they grow to thousands more members?

In this episode, we'll speak to Lola Omolola about FIN, the private Facebook group she started for Nigerian women. Today, FIN has 1.8 million members and gets hundreds of post applications every day. The Facebook group is managed by 10 volunteer moderators.

But how did Lola get the first conversations started? How did the first members find out about FIN? We called her in Chicago to learn more.

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