2018

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi

  • Nigeria

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Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi is passionate about teaching men to respect women’s rights.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji was born and raised in Nigeria. She received a master’s degree in International Relations at Swansea University, United Kingdom, and a bachelor’s degree in Local Government and Development Studies at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. As the Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER), she is responsible for conducting advocacy and project implementation and ensuring survivors of gender-based violence receive medical, legal, and psycho-social services. Through her work, she is proud to have been selected as one of 200 Obama Young Leaders: Africa. As an advocate, she is proud to have broken the culture of silence on rape in Nigeria and establishing an NGO to provide support to victims.

Oluwaseun Ayodeji was inspired to become an advocate by her mother, Mrs. Adebukola Osowobi, because she strongly believes that no girl or woman should ever have to experience sexual violence.

In her free time, Oluwaseun Ayodeji enjoys traveling, volunteering, cooking, and speaking with her team members.

Languages Spoken:

English, Yoruba, Hausa, Mandarin Chinese

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