Taiwo Osinubi is an organized, articulate, and self-motivated Project Manager with 5+ years of experience specializing in business to customer sales, merchant acquisition, helpdesk, product deployment, technology, and product support.
Abisola began her career supporting the cause for global food and nutrition security, working in agencies such as the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).
Prior to that, she obtained degrees in Law (LLB) from the University of Leeds, and in International Development Law & Human Rights (LLM) from the University of Warwick.
Ugo has a passion for helping businesses speak to their audience. He started his career working in social media communications for some of Nigeria’s highest-grossing films at EbonyLife Media and has helped different multinational brands define their digital communication strategies.
Seyi Adisa is focused on solving the leadership problems in his generation by using politics as a platform to build leaders. He seeks to raise the next generation of political leaders. He is a certified John Maxwell Team coach and the Parliamentarian elected for the Oyo State House of Assembly, Afijio State Constituency.
Ruth Ebe is a multi-passionate individual who drives impact through several impacts across different industries. Though a licensed medical doctor from the National Medical University, Kyiv Ukraine, she currently serves as the Head of Operations at Slum2Schol Africa, a volunteer driven social developmental organization which empowers children living in underserved communities through the provision of access to quality education, good healthcare and a happy community.
Seun Olagunju is a Global Development professional; and currently the regional manager, Sub-Saharan Africa at Peace First, where she leads the organization’s program operations in over 30 countries. She is also the founder of Beyond the Surface Development Initiative where she works to promote the 4th SDG, which is providing quality education to every child, but with a focus on social and emotional learning programs.
Michael Onobote is a Digital Skills and Innovation expert with extensive experience in Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship, Digital Skills advocacy and the use of technology to enhance educational outcomes.
Oluwabukola Makinde is an international development enthusiast with a focus on global affairs, agriculture, women’s empowerment and public policy.
Patricia Zanella is a young politician that has been building a political party in Brazil since 2016. She is a current fellow of the Hurford Youth Program (2021) of the World Movement for Democracy. As a women’s rights advocate and proponent for social justice and sustainability, at the age of 22, Zanella ran for congress and received almost 10,000 votes.
Francess Awunor, Founder and Convener of the AfriConvo Series is a lawyer and water policy Analyst hailing from Nigeria. She is passionate about continental development and environmental actions for the Ocean.
Inés Yábar is a sustainability activist. She is one of the founders of Ensemble pour TECHO, an organisation seeking to eradicate poverty through the joint work of young people and community members. She also co-leads L.O.O.P., a women-led Peruvian social impact company conserving the marine ecosystem.
Inés combines her research, volunteering and job to continue learning, sharing and acting towards a more sustainable future.