I am an expert in developing training and tools that help social ventures scale their impact and become financially sustainable. I have over nine years of experience working directly on youth development, social entrepreneurship, healthcare, and education projects in diverse communities. I have consulted for many globally renowned development organizations and social businesses, spoken at high-level conferences and received many international recognitions and awards for my dedication to empowering young social change makers. I am a curious person with an engaging personality.
U.S. Department of States’ 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow, Associate Fellow of the United Kingdom Royal Commonwealth Society, one of the African Youths Award Top 5 Leaders of 2018. Received special recognition from the U.S Consular General to Nigeria-John F. Bray in 2018 for youth development in Nigeria. 2019 Obama Foundation Scholar, Clinton Global Initiative Scholar and Second Runner Up of the Maersk Group X-Innovation Challenge in Dubai. Winner of the 10th John Edwardson Social New Venture Challenge organized by the Chicago Booth Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation. 2020 Tarrson Fellow at Chicago Booth Business School. 2021 International Doctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia, conducting comparative research on social sector management and 2022 Don Levoie Fellow for Political Economy at Mercatus Center, at George Mason University.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Ibadan, Civic Leadership and Non-Profit Management Certificate from Appalachian State University. Master of Arts in International Development and Policy from University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Certificate in Political Economy from Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Ph.D in Interdisciplinary and Global Studies from the University of British Columbia.
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