Adaku founded PhoenixRize Consulting in 2017 to offer tailored solutions to companies to equip them with the knowledge and skills to create meaningful cultures of diversity, equity, inclusion, co-operation, creativity and empathy in the workplace. Adaku participated in the New Frontiers programme in 2019 and has worked for organisations including Screen Ireland (the Irish Film board), Technological University of Dublin, Department of Health, Dublin City University and Louth Leader Partnership. She has organised over 15 diversity, equity and inclusion events in Ireland and has spoken at many more, for organisations including Indeed, Salesforce, the CFO Leadership Council and Heineken Nigeria. She is a regular contributor to the Society for Human Resource Management, Nigeria’s roster of webinars.
Adaku was listed in 2021 as one of the Top 146 Inspiring Women Leaders, She was a winner at the Irish Women’s Awards in 2020, was recognised in 2018 as a ‘Diversity Leader to Watch’, and in the same year she was acknowledged by Dublin City Council Culture Company as a ‘Dublin Hero’ and one of the most ‘exceptional and inspiring people in Dublin’.
The PhoenixRize Consulting suite of e-Learning programmes will be launched in late 2021.
"New Frontiers was a vote of confidence in my business and my mission statement. My goals were taken seriously and encouraged. There is a support network at the IADT Media Cube that wants you to succeed."