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Meet Our Team
His expertise in data analysis, forecasting, budgeting cash flow projection, tax management, borrowing portfolio management and relevant financial advice has helped management make vital decisions.
He is also a passionate scriptwriter, instrumentalist, music director and youth counsellor in church.
Aminata's smile is her strength and she likes to be surrounded by good vibes
She has worked in various capacities as a Teacher, Writer, Editor, Media personnel and as a Volunteer with several NGOs and INGOs such as the British Council.
She enjoys reading, mentoring, and chatting about books, movies, music and sports.
Before proceeding for postgraduate studies, Nabenyo served as a Principal Research Officer in the Senate Chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Kenya where he played a key role in research and policy analysis. As a result of a positive track record of community development and youth empowerment in his home region in Northern Kenya, Nabenyo has been recognized at home and abroad. He was named a Spark International Change-Maker in 2014, a Queens Young Leader in 2016 and was recently named among 'The 2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Kenyans' by Avance Media and partners.
Nabenyo is passionate about the protection and promotion of human rights for the benefit of all.
Khadijah is a seasoned public speaker and started her career off as an on-air personality.
An avid volunteer from age 8, often in a teaching and mentorship capacity, Nnenna is very passionate about the holistic development and wellbeing of youth especially in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. She has mentored groups of youth in technology and entrepreneurship with Ajegunle.org, a PIN project; spearheaded training programmes dedicated to underprivileged youth; led child sexual abuse prevention training for adults and developed afterschool programs. More recently she co-pioneered Teen Talk in Calabar, Nigeria - an interactive forum for teenagers by teenagers that provides a safe space and a platform where young ones can freely and openly express ideas and contribute meaningfully regarding issues of key concern to them.
Nnenna is a huge sports enthusiast who adores her family, loves travel, reading and playing her musical instruments.
He holds a B.Sc. In Business Administration from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
He takes delight in educational shows, sports, music, writing and resource building.
She has been a Human Resource Manager in several Organizations, like VFS Global Services Limited and Ultima Studios Limited (producers of Who wants to be a Millionaire and Project Fame), where she set up structures, developed policies and put in place Human Resource programmes and procedures in line with global and best Human Resource practices.
Oyindasola Ohanugo is a Masters degree holder in Managerial Psychology from the University of Lagos. She is a member of several professional bodies, some of which are the Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators of Nigeria, The Nigerian Bar Association, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.
Oyinda, who enjoys counselling, reading, writing and spending time with her family, is also a worship leader and Sunday School Teacher.
Sani worked previously as a data analyst, before moving to a banking industry as ATM custodian and customer service officer. Sani is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and a founding member of Zero tolerance for corruption club (ZTCC) among others.
Sani hailed from Kano and he's a book lover. He authored 3 pamphlets about social media account hacking and business branding.
The communications industry today comes with a lot of innovation and strategic thinking that requires experts with much cognizance of these trends and Valery meticulously fills the gap. From concept development, strategies, implementation, and analysis, Valery prides himself in communications for action. His communications prowess is backed with a B.Sc. in Journalism and Mass Communication and an M.A. in Communication and Media Studies.
His drive for digital rights and inclusion pushed him to the creation of an annual digital and community development event dubbed “Social Media Summit” in Cameroon. An event that seeks to highlight the important role of social media in boosting communications both in the public and private sectors, it encourages youths to take a lead role in fostering the use of social media in building their capacities and communities.
Kofi was a co-lead of the Global Voices research team that conducted a cross-regional field study of Facebook’s Free Basics app, where the app was measured against collectively-developed benchmarks of usability, quality of connection, language and accessibility, content, and privacy/data policies. His articles and thoughtful comments on internet freedom and authoritarian technology have appeared in major international and local media outlets including Aljazeera, Democracy in Africa, Coda Story, Fast Company, and Global Voices Online.
His current research focuses on exploring why artificial intelligence inclusion gaps exist and identifying the key contributing factors that continue to widen the gap. He spends most of his time exploring how emerging technologies could benefit excluded groups in the global south, especially sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Umar-Ajijola was the Corporate Social Responsibility Lead for Microsoft Corporation, West Africa. Before then, her career has seen her work with ActionAid International Nigeria, where she currently serves, as Member Board of Trustees; she was also with the United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting PLC. She has worked across the continent impacting several thousand people.
Dr. Umar-Ajijola is a Fellow of Academy of Engineering and Technology for the Developing World (AETDEW), Malaysia; Institute of Strategic Management Nigeria (ISMN); Institute of Corporate Administration Nigeria (ICAD); Institute of Human Capital Development of Nigeria (IHCDN). She is a Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and Nigeria Institute of Management.
She has served on several committees, including the Presidential Committee on Drafting the Community Radio Policy as Member/Secretary; Coordinator, Women’s Group & Member Central Working Committee (CWC) Vision 20:2020, Joint Consultative Committee on National Framework for Building Partner Ecosystem, amongst others. She is also a contributor to Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political discourse on radio and television.
She is an international speaker and sits on the faculty of several leadership institutes and Board of Charities including the membership of the Advisory Council of the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre, Malaysia. Dr. Umar-Ajijola is a UNESCO Expert on Science, Technology and Innovation. She is also a European Union Expert on recovery and peacebuilding.
Dr. Umar-Ajijola is the Moderator of the “Interfaith Forum” program that is simulcast on Television and Radio. It features people of different faiths discussing topical issues, with emphasis on our collective humanity and what binds us, as well as breaking down stereotypes and building bridges.
She is a recipient of several national, regional and international awards including the prestigious Executive Leadership Award for support to the Women and Children of Liberia.
Dr Jummai Zainab Umar-Ajijola specialises in Human Development, Organisation Effectiveness, Science, Technology and Innovation, Recovery and Peacebuilding, Policy Initiatives, Capacity Building and Wealth Generation.
Dr. Jummai Zainab Umar-Ajijola is married and blessed with children.
Nick led the real estate roll out of Commerce Bank – one of the fastest growing retailers ever – along the entire east coast from the early stages until its sale for over $8.2 billion in 2009. Nick’s holdings include apartment buildings throughout the United States with Signature Group and retail shopping center developments on the east coast with Site Development.
working on digital inclusion and digital rights through its offices in Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria,
Senegal, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Digital Civil Society
Lab at Stanford University. Prior to starting Paradigm Initiative, 'Gbenga led the Lagos Digital
Village, a joint project of Junior Achievement of Nigeria, Microsoft and Lagos State
Government. Originally trained as an Electronic & Electrical Engineer at Obafemi Awolowo
University, he completed Executive Education programs at Lagos Business School, New York
Group for Technology Transfer, Oxford University, Harvard University, Stanford University,
Santa Clara University and University of the Pacific. 'Gbenga's consulting experience includes
assignments completed for numerous institutions, including Microsoft, Harvard University and
United Nations agencies, among others, in over 30 countries. A Schwab Foundation Social
Entrepreneur of the Year and former member of the United Nations Committee of eLeaders on
Youth and ICT, he is a CyberStewards Fellow, Crans Montana Forum Fellow, Archbishop
Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow, Ashoka Fellow, Our Common Future Fellow and Cordes
Fellow. ‘Gbenga served as a member of the Presidential committees on Harmonization of
Information Technology, Telecommunications and Broadcasting Sectors (2006) and Roadmap
for the Achievement of Accelerated Universal Broadband Infrastructure and Services Provision
(2013), and was listed by CNN as one of the Top 10 African Tech Voices on Twitter and by
Ventures Africa as one of 40 African Legends Under 40. ‘Gbenga is married to Temilade Sesan,
PhD, an expert on Energy Poverty and Development.