Laju Iren is a Christian saved by grace. She is the President of Have You Eaten, a faith based social enterprise that aims to save, feed and empower the less privileged in society. She is an assistant Pst at Celebration Church int’l, a fast growing church in Lagos, Nigeria under the leadership of her husband, Pst Emmanuel Iren. With a first degree in Mass Communication from Covenant University and a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos, Laju recently quit her day job for the past five years as a reporter with Vanguard newspapers. Although she is still a contributor at Vanguard, she now spends her work hours doing the work of the ministry and writing about love, life and faith to a teeming audience of over 50,000 on lajuiren.com. She’s quite content with her life job as a follower of Christ, a wife to her husband and a mother to their beautiful daughter.
A relationship counsellor, conference speaker, and mentor to many young women, Laju is the convener of the Dauntless conference. Laju is the author of the critically acclaimed Selfies With Bible Girls, which retells the stories of over twenty-two female bible characters and the contemporary lessons we can learn from them.