Bukie Towolawi

Senior Publicist

Bukie Towolawi is an accomplished public relations professional with a keen focus on media strategy, content creation, and event activation. With over twelve years of experience in the field, she has earned a reputation as a highly effective communications manager. Throughout her career, Bukie has led strategic initiatives and activations for renowned organizations including McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Lowe’s, PetSmart, and Nielsen.

Her expertise extends to securing placements for clients in prestigious publications such as Huffington Post, CNN, and Essence Magazine, leveraging her deep understanding of media dynamics. She holds a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism with a concentration in African American Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She furthered her education by earning an MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Project Management from Lewis University. Additionally, she obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Roosevelt University and a Certificate in Women in Entrepreneurship from Cornell University.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Bukie finds joy in creating content, exploring new destinations through travel, and sharing her experiences through vlogging. She is committed to giving back to her community as a mentor for Chicago Scholars.

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