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Folawe Omikunle
Teach For Nigeria

Folawe Omikunle is the Chief Executive Officer of Teach for Nigeria, a non-profit organisation that recruits university graduates and working professionals to serve as full-time teachers in Nigeria’s most underserved schools.

She has experience in the nonprofit sector with an emphasis on promoting equal educational opportunities for all children. Folawe holds a Masters in Diplomatic studies from the University of Westminster. She holds a diploma in Montessori Education from Modern Montessori International and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Babcock University in International Law & Diplomacy. In 2016, Folawe was listed on the PowerList as one of the ten most influential Nigerians under 40 by YNaija.

In 2018, she was listed as one of the 100 most inspiring Nigerian women by Leading Ladies Africa, and also won the HER Network Education Woman of the Year Award and the Archlight Foundation Woman of the year in education award.