Olusola Samuel Owonikoko

2015 Fellow from Nigeria

Olusola Owonikoko has over four years' experience as a social change leader working to promote healthy and productive living among vulnerable populations (children, women, people with disabilities) and marginalized communities. As the programs manager of HACEY Health Initiative, he designs and leads implementation of community development programs related to health and economic empowerment. He is the co-founder and coordinator of Project Enable, an initiative that empowers young disabled people with vocational and entrepreneurial skills while advocating for an inclusive society. He contributes to leadership development at grass-roots level through platforms such as CAAVAC, LEAPAfrica, and LEARN. Olusola holds a Bachelors' degree in Microbiology, University of Ilorin and a certificate in Civic Leadership from West Africa Civil Society Institute. Upon completion of the Fellowship, Olusola plans to continue his advocacy work while building a career in leadership and organizational development towards helping organizations in Africa manage change and develop in leadership.

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