Timi Olagunju

Location: Ibadan, Nigeria
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2015

Timi Olagunju has over five years' experience promoting good governance, human rights, democracy, and the youth agenda. He provides leadership to over three hundred and fifty young leaders in Nigeria through the Nigerian Youths in Motion (NYM), a non-profit organization that engages governments, institutions and communities in solving sociopolitical challenges, and promotes economic and societal growth upon which individuals and companies prosper. Timi holds a law degree from the University of Ibadan, and a certificate in the Science of Communication from the Graduate School of Communication in Amsterdam. He has trained thousands of young professional and students on how to creatively identify and solve socioeconomic challenges through the Eye for Accountability Initiative (EFAI). Timi is a lawyer, writer, and speaker dedicated to building stronger networks of sociopolitical thinkers, strategists, and problem-solvers across Nigeria, and eventually Africa, and intends to continue raising sociopolitical leaders upon his return from the Fellowship.

Blog Entries

Timi Olagunju – Presidential Precinct YALI Video Blog

Timi Olagunju, a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow from Ibadan, Nigeria, shares his story about empowering youth through good governance in Nigeria. “It is very important that we see ourselves not just as people who are willing to learn to get a job, but also as people who are willing […]

August 21st, 2015|Blog, Timi Olagunju|0 Comments