Imagination ● Possibilities ● Action


    Social Impact Consulting| Communication for Development | Human Capital Management

  • With over 7 years’ experience of working on social innovation projects in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, and North America, I am passionate about raising ethical leaders to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and development in rural and urban communities, as well as empowering emerging leaders and young professionals to function effectively at the intersection of passion, purpose, impact and profit.

    Leveraging on my background in contributing towards solving society's tough problems, I thrive at using tri-sector leadership to facilitate collaboration with key players in government, business and civil society for social good.

    In May 2018, I was selected as part of 50 outstanding young experts and named a G20 - Young Global Changer by Global Solutions Initiative, Germany. In April 2018, I was selected as a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, and in March 2017, I was named Finalist for the Nonprofiteer of the Year Award by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, New York.

    While serving in the U.S., as an Atlas Corps Fellow from 2016 - 2017, I had the opportunity to hone my experience in education management, international development, social entrepreneurship, youth development, and nonprofit management.

    Passionate about empowering young people and representing their interests, I was named African Youth Hero in November 2015 by the African Union Commission, due to the role I play in promoting the rights of young people in Africa, and in June 2015, I was selected as part of 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa by Brightest Young Minds and Barclays Africa.

    I am also an Alumni of the American Express Leadership Academy, which is an executive leadership development program by American Express and facilitated by Points of Light and Center for Creative Leadership, USA.

    Areas of Experience:
    Coaching and Mentoring, Training and Facilitation, Nonprofit Management, Social Impact Consulting, Communication for Development, Creative Writing, Events Management, Keynotes & Workshops.



    Africa Careers Network Manager

    February 2019 - Present

    African Leadership Academy, South Africa

    Established in 2012 in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation, Africa Careers Network (ACN), connects outstanding young talent from African Leadership Academy (ALA) and The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to career and internship opportunities across Africa.

    Academic Director (Consultant)

    May 2018 - Present

    Utiva, Nigeria

    In this role, I advise on curriculum development and program design, as well as provide thought leadership for Utiva trainers and facilitators.

    Senior Associate | RED Media Africa

    January 2018 - April 2018

    The Future Project, Nigeria

    The Future Project (TFP), an arm of RED Media Africa addresses issues on governance, leadership, and enterprise. Our Mission is "To Build a Network of Empowered Citizens – through Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Active Citizenship."

    Emerging Global Leaders Fellow - (Alumni)

    September 2016 - September 2017

    Atlas Corps Inc., United States

    The U.S. Department of State partners with Atlas Corps in a leadership development program that brings young professionals from the social sector to train in the United States, and to participate in guided training at leading U.S. organizations.

    Chief of Development and Capacity Building

    May 2017 - July 2017

    Evaluate for Change, New York

    Evaluate For Change trains organizations, foundations, donors and governmental social programs to use data and evaluation in their practice - building the capacity of the social sector from within.

    Member - Projects Sub-Committee

    Feb 2017 - Present

    Brightest Young Minds, South Africa

    Brightest Young Minds (BYM) is a non-profit, public benefit organization, focused on driving positive and sustainable change in the communities it serves. Since 2000, BYM which is in a strategic partnership with Barclays Africa has connected and mobilized young leaders from across the globe. As a member of the Projects Subcommittee, I provide thought leadership for the organization.

    Chief of Staff

    September 2016 - April 2017

    Practice Makes Perfect, New York

    Practice Makes Perfect (PMP) is a Public Benefit Corporation that operates high-quality academic summer school programming in New York City. PMP narrows the achievement gap, eliminates summer learning loss, and creates high-quality learning opportunities for inner-city youth.

    Project Team Lead

    January - September 2016

    Ideation Hub Africa, Nigeria

    Ideation Hub Africa's mission is to equip businesses and development actors to create value and solve burning social issues.

    Communications for Development Lead

    March 2016 - July 2016

    Volunteering for International Professionals Fellowship, Malaysia

    The Programme is an initiative of the Government of Malaysia under the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS), to create a large pool of talented professionals, who are passionate about sharing their expertise globally.


    June 2016 - December 2018

    The Queen's Young Leaders, United Kingdom

    In this role, I mentor and support extraordinary young leaders around The Commonwealth to make a difference through social, cultural and environmental change.

  • Awards & Commendations

    Work hard in silence, let the results speak...!

    Civil Society SDGs Awards 2018

    My initiative - Elevate Your Game won the Civil Society #SDGs Awards 2018 in the category we were nominated for - Goal 8. This is in recognition of our commitment and contributions to Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    G20 Young Global Changer

    Recognition from Global Solutions Initiative, Germany as one of the 50 Young Global Changers for 2018.

    Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur

    Selected as part of Top 1,000 entrepreneurs in 2018 (4th cycle) from a pool of over 150,000 Africans across 114 countries.

    American Express Leadership Academy

    Selected as part of 48 emerging leaders to attend the Academy, sponsored by American Express and organized by Centre for Creative Leadership, U.S., and Points of Light in June 2017.

    Finalist - Nonprofiteer of The Year Award

    Recognition from Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - New York in April 2017.

    African Youth Hero

    Was named as part of 10 young Africans by the African Union Commission in November 2015.

    Top 100 Brightest Young Minds

    Recognition from Barclays Africa & Brightest Young Minds, South Africa in June 2015.



    I call them my 'super powers'

    C4D - Communications for Development

    I've had the opportunity of working with, and developing engaging communication strategies for the following organizations, World Youth Foundation, Global Institute for Youth, DMT Malaysia, VIP Fellowship, PMP USA, Evaluate For Change, and much more.

    Training & Facilitation

    I conduct capacity building, and leadership development training for organizations, and individuals. Some of the institutions I have worked with in this regards includes Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur, UNICEF-USA, and One African Child amongst others.

    Nonprofit Management & Consulting

    Over the past 6 years, I've had the opportunity to work on, and consult for social enterprises at different levels of scale in Africa, Asia, and North America.

    Leadership & Mentoring

    I work with change-makers and leaders in the social impact space to develop their capacity and scale their work. I currently work with individuals in the U.S., Nigeria and South Africa.


    I served as Urban Decoder & Researcher for YouthfulCities Canada, & assisted with the production of the YouthfulCities Global Index Report 2015.

    Personal & Professional Brand Identity

    I help individuals craft their brand identity, effectively tell their stories according to their own narratives, as well as communicate their impact through storytelling.

  • My Services

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    Human Capital Development

    Training and Facilitation

    I conduct leadership development and capacity building training and workshops for individuals and organizations both in the nonprofit & for-profit sectors, focusing on creating and scaling impact.


    C4D - Communication for Development

    We live in a world that thrives on stories, and our day to day experiences and choices are influenced by stories which are around us. Communicating the impact of your work, project, and initiative requires honing in on what you are, what you do, and what difference you're making, and my role is to craft the right story, which reaches the right person, and at the right time.

    Image Management

    Professional Identity & Building Online Persona

    I develop strategies for individuals and organizations in building an online persona that reflects the core of who they are. This process leads to rising beyond the noise and truly differentiating ourselves in the market-place of life. I also help with crafting bios, writing winning resumes, as well as revamping online personas.

  • Elevate Your Game Audio Series

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  • Blog

    Thoughts I Musings I Ruminations

    It’s probably stale gist that New York rooms are pretty small but cost an arm and a leg figuratively, and you pretty much have to work with the available space and make it work for you. Having that at the back of my mind, I ensured that I only had the essentials, and pretty much made it work...
    July 3, 2017
    Less is More! Do more, be more, take more, eat more, have more. More! More!! More!!! That's what society and the world scream at us at each point in time, but I do believe there comes a time when "Less is More."   Several years ago, I would often go for dinner buffets where one single price...
    April 3, 2017 · Education,Research,data
    Sometime in 2015, I had the opportunity to serve as an Urban Decoder and Researcher for YouthfulCities. YouthfulCities is a global initiative to rank the world’s 100 cities from a youth perspective, thereby leading a unique urban regeneration in the process. The project focus sought to answer 3...
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