Our trustees and staff are made up of hardworking people dedicated to bringing positive social change to Nigeria as well as helping create a sustainable and inclusive society for everyone.
Jerry is a socialpreneur with a passion for technology. After working in the banking industry, his desire for creating positive social change led him to form a nonprofit organization with a focus on ending extreme poverty through the promotion of education and the economic empowerment of the youth. He has developed as well as implemented education and entrepreneurship programs which have directly empowered more than 3,000 people.
Jerry Odili is a Cordes Fellow, an Obama Foundation African Leader and in 2017 he was honoured as one of the Brightest Young Minds in Africa.
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Jimi Agbaje has over 3 decades experience as a practicing pharmacist. He served in many health management capacities in his early years as a pharmacist in Lagos State, and is currently the Managing Director of Jaykay Pharmaceutical & Chemical Company Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN); Fellow, West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (FPCPharm); Merit Award Winner (MAW), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (Lagos State). Jimi went into politics and ran for the office of the Lagos State Governor.
Aisha Bello is an ardent Tech and Python community enthusiast with a strong desire and passion for social change, women’s tech education and empowerment in Africa. She is one of the founders and co-organizers of PyLadies Nigeria, a bi monthly meetup where she teaches women and girls how to code in Python and now serves as part of the global Django Girls Support Team. Aisha has a master's degree with distinction in Information Technology at Cardiff Metropolitan University and works with Cisco.
Eneni - Awotua-Efebo
Eneni is a medical doctor with a flair for helping the vulnerable and underserved. Passionate about making a difference and giving back, she works as a volunteer with various NGO's to provide free health consultations and vaccinations to individuals of low socioeconomic status. She also serves as a mentor for at-risk teenagers and young adults. Eneni is an alumna of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and Congressional Youth Leadership Council and an aspiring preventive and social health pediatrician.