Achievers

Olorunfunmi Adebajo has five years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and earned two postgraduate degrees in Educational Administration and Planning from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She also has a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ogun State, Nigeria.

She is the founder of Jade Academy, a youth and social development organization that contributes to national development by equipping youths between ages 13 and 25 for purposeful living through innovative educational approaches thereby bridging the gap between formal and informal education through. Through this platform, she has organized several youth empowerment summits, school to school career counseling, and vocational training for teenagers and young adults in the past five years in Lagos state.

She is also the founder of Kindle Africa Empowerment Initiative, a social impact platform aimed at improving socio economic conditions of vulnerable women and children in rural areas and urban slums by providing education. Through this platform she organized the Christmas in Ajegunle initiative that provided food and sanitary packs for over 1,300 beneficiaries. The platform has also organized the Super Women of Ajegunle Project which has empowered about 200 women through hands-on vocational training.

She spearheaded an anti-malaria campaign in Yobe state Nigeria during her Youth Service year and has previously worked as a volunteer teacher at Metropolitan Senior and Junior Colleges Isolo, Lagos where she taught Mathematics and English Language.

Olorunfunmi is a frequent motivational speaker at several trainings and workshops, and she enjoys focusing on subjects relating to women, youth empowerment and education.

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