Hope OgbologugoCivil Liberties
Hope has got keen interests in entrepreneurship, culture and gender equality with an international outlook. She is the Founder and Program manager of Our Conversations, a non-profit with a goal to build a repository of oral history of Nigerians with the aim to foster empathy and understanding of our shared humanity, appreciation of our diverse culture and to enhance intergenerational engagement.vAdditionally, she has been on an exacting but exciting entrepreneurial journey; initiating and running Fun Circle, an entertainment and lifestyle brand targeted towards young working professionals.
Program Manager, Our Conversations; Team Lead, Fun Circle
Hope is keen on entrepreneurship, politics and gender equality. On a lighter note, she absolutely enjoys salsa dancing; travelling and intellectually stimulating conversations.
MA Mass Communications, University of Bedfordshire
Kasope AkinkuowoCivil Liberties
Kasope is driven by the need to create positive change and impact lives in the society. He is a member of the reputable Smile Care Initiative, an NGO concerned with putting eternal smiles on the faces of people by meeting the essential needs of the less privileged in the society. He has served in various capacities within the organization, they include, Orphanage Division (Head, CU Chapter), Media and Publicity team, Welfare Division. He currently works with Stanbic Ibtc Bank and he is a regular volunteer for various NGO’s especially on issues that pertain to Human rights and social justice in the society
Executive Member, Smile Care Initiative
Public speaking, Research, Writing, Child rights, Social development, Soccer.
B.Sc. International Relations, Covenant University.
Adeniyi OlayemiEconomic Empowerment
Adeniyi is a resourceful personality,who evolves constantly by engaging self education techniques; he is passionate in helping intellectual people to bringing their ideas into reality. He is currently proficient in Web Design/Development, Network Engineering and implementation, Server Administration and IT Consultancy. He owns a Domain and Web Hosting Start Up called : golivenaija.com and also Founded Desihost Solutions Limited – an IT Consultancy Agency. He believes in honesty, taking life very easy and also being very optimistic about the future. He is a devout Christian, Husband and Father.
Managing Director, Desihost Solutions Limited
Reading, Movies, Travelling, History, Brainstorming and Volunteering towards great causes.
Surveying & Geo-informatics Engr – University of Lagos
Omozino EguhEconomic Empowerment
Omozino Eguh is a career development practitioner with over 50 hours of active coaching, education technology enthusiast and social innovator with ample experience in social development & reform projects. Her vision is to build Africa’s next generation of human capital through education technology and career development. In the last two years she has impacted the lives of over 1,000 young people through her projects and published articles. She’s the author of Yes I Can – a book to guide high school students on academic success; and also a career, entrepreneurship and opinion blogger at www.zedtells.wordpress.com.
Project Manager, Erudio Hub
Doodling, Blogging, Watching Movies, Ideas Exchange and Development.
BSc. Estate Management
Laolu AlabiEconomic Empowerment
‘Laolu Alabi is the Lead, Strategy & Business Development – Beyond Ideas Limited. He is an experienced strategist and solution architect and has worked on creating several business strategies and solutions especially for small and medium businesses. He has also worked on creating strategies for politically related campaigns. His training as an architect allows him see solutions in 3 dimension before attempting to create same. He is also the founder of eighteento35, an impact initiative designed to raise high achievers, super performers and influential Leaders within the 18-35 age demography in Africa with core emphasis on enterprise, career and polity.
Lead, Strategy & Business Development – Beyond Ideas Limited; Founder, eighteento35.
Human Capacity Development, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Governance & Politics, Football & Table Tennis
M.E.D Architecture, University of Lagos.
Quam AkanniEconomic Empowerment
Quam has a background in Economics. He was the Chairman of Leadership Qualities and Entrepreneurial Development (LQED) Programs in Economics Department, OAU. Quam is passionate about entrepreneurship, he is a volunteer for iHAV (I have a vision) Foundation in Ghana and also a member of AIESEC IFE. He has worked as an undergraduate intern in Accenture Nigeria.
Member, iHAV Business and Research Committee
Investment banking, Travelling, Reading, Watching football
Bsc. Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University
Godswill is an author; social entrepreneur & dynamic inspirational speaker. He is passionate about helping underprivileged children, and youth in maximizing their potential. He has initiated several mind empowerment projects for children & youth in Ajegunle; between 2011-2015. He has been volunteering for the past two (2) years as an ICT instructor & entrepreneurship facilitator with Paradigm Initiative Nigeria. He is the founder & director of Life Touchers Platform; a social enterprise that connects underprivileged Nigerian children & youth with opportunities that helps them maximize their potential.
Assistant Overseer, The Apostolic Church, Higher ground assembly (social entrepreneur).
Social entrepreneurship, public speaking, reading, children & youth mentorship.
Certified ICT-Preneurship Specialist, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria.
Nissi is driven by a desire to create value with her skills and to be the change she wants to see in her environment. She is particularly interested in improving the quality of content in the educational system in Nigeria, and is currently a member of Initiative for Public Schools Help, a non-governmental organisation that seeks to aid public schools in Nigeria generate funds for various projects to improve the quality of education for its students through donations from individuals, companies and organisations on the initiatives’ online platform.
Member, Initiative for Public Schools Help
Reading, writing, travelling and research.
B.Sc. Computer Science, Babcock University.
Adeniyi is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about using technology for developing human capital. He is the founder and Project manager for AccessDrive, a social enterprise aimed at helping underserved public schools have access to quality education through the implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education project which includes; educational software development, setting up of ICT laboratory and ICT training facilitation. He has worked on several high impact project with leading corporate organization and he is currently working on resuscitating Millennium Development Goals ICT laboratory across Nigeria.
Project Manager, AccessDrive
Networking, traveling, social development and project management
Bachelor of Agriculture, University of Ilorin.
Rachael is a Social entrepreneur and an active volunteer with a plethora of Non-Governmental Organizations including the largest youth run organisation in the world, where she currently serves as the Project coordinator for Lagos and the Human Resource Director for Levels Nigeria. As a final year student of Economics in the prestigious University of Lagos, Rachael has special interest in Research, Project management and Human capital development.
Research, Project management and Human capital development.
BSc Economics, University of Lagos
Kayode is a seasoned educationist, a professional social development advocate, and a proactive humanitarian service provider. As a current Academic Officer with LiveWell Initiative (LWI), a Non-Governmental Organization with the mission of improving public health status through wellness promotion and health empowerment, he has contributed immensely to programme development through the implementation of several projects including Community Health Fairs, which, in turn, has enhanced his skills in programme design, programme planning, and programme implementation.
Academic officer, LiveWell Initiative Lagos Nigeria.
Community development, health, education, social work.
MEd community development and social work.
Moshood is a sociopreneur with particular experience in project management and entrepreneurship which cut across various sectors. He co-founded Youth Education Aid Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that oversight project implementation and strategy for out-of-school children living in slum communities. In 2013, he led Team Nigeria to SCIS Canada’s annual Climate Change Students’ Challenge and was pivotal to the success of Total-Wennovation 2015 Hackathon. He earned certificates from USAID and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health e-learning centre on Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Quality, and Global Health Practice. He was honored as a 2013 UNESCO Insightful Contributor and also has a Project Management Professional (PMP) education with which he builds projects with various organizations in areas of public health and youth empowerment.
Assistant Project Manager, Wennovation Hub
Social entrepreneurship, project management, reading, creative writing, and meeting with great minds.
BSc Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Olufunke Olasode has more than four years’ experience developing social solutions and projects towards youth engagements. She is MDGs facilitator and has helped to implement a few projects towards achieving the MDGs’goals in the past three years. Olufunke has worked as a Program Assistant with ‘Make Poverty History, Nigeria (MPH)’ and she is the Project Team Lead of Reconcilers Foundation also called Rural Literacy. She is passionate about rural capacity development and has demonstrated competence in mobilizing rural educational programs for young people, towards ethical, moral, and cultural leadership.
Programme Associate, TIE Nigeria
Volunteering, comedy, scrabble
BSc Microbiology, Bells University, Otta
Pamela Akinboboye is a psychologist who is passionate about child care and maternal mental health. She currently runs Icarella Childcare Services, a social enterprise dedicated to training women in the field of professional childcare, and giving them employment opportunities. She also set up the Flora Initiative for Mothers which is dedicated to research and creating awareness about perinatal mood disorders and linking women who are victims to the help and support they require.
Managing director and Head tutor at Icarella Childcare Services
Volunteering, comedy, scrabble
BSc Psychology, University of Lagos
Chibuike Burxymoore EmmanuelPort Harcourt
Chibuike is a consummate socially-minded parallel entrepreneur. His interests span the emerging sectors of the African economy with the highest employment index. Presently he operates businesses in entertainment, energy and educational sectors. His entertainment company, Spur-on-Stage is at the frontiers of creating Africa’s Broadway experience through professional theater productions while Royal Cribs, an innovative childcare outfit he cofounded, offers the first professional mobile crèche service in Nigeria. Chibuike is also passionate about empowering young people through mentorship in entrepreneurship. He spearheads the Agriculture is Sexy (a.k.a Agriculture Rocks!) Network,a platform that inspires young people to embrace Agriculture via unconventional approaches.
Cofounder/Business Lead, Spur on Stage
Networking, creative thinking, artistic works, reading,public speaking and business.
BEng. Mechanical Engineering, University of Port Harcourt
Lewis-Wikina SiraPort Harcourt
Sira is a proactive, adventurous young Nigerian, with passion for tackling challenges and getting the best out of difficult situations. She embarked on an infrastructure maintenance Project that won the Governor’s honors Award during her 2012 NYSC in Lagos State. Her team also won the Young Engineers project challenge at the World Engineering Conference 2014. She is a member of The Nigerian Boys’ Brigade, Gemstone Network, the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria and Nigeria Society of Engineers where she currently serves as the assistant secretary of Nigeria Institution of Civil Engineers Port Harcourt (PH) Chapter.
Quality Assurance/Quality Control Assistant, Trevi Foundations Nigeria Limited.
Engineering, reading, travelling, Quality Assurance/Control in Civil Engineering, Social Development, cycling, swimming and seeing movies.
BTech. Civil Engineering, Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Victor OkechukwuPort Harcourt
Victor is an Economist and co-founder of G-15 – a network of young professionals for good governance, transparency and accountability in leadership.
Macroeconomics, Public Policy, International Development & Sustainable Energy.
M.Sc. Economics (2016), University of Port Harcourt