Meet The Team
Board of Executives
Victoria Ibiwoye is the Director of OneAfricanChild Foundation for Creative Learning, a youth-led organisation focused on redefining education for children in disadvantaged communities through activity-based workshops on education for sustainable development and global citizenship. Victoria’s influence as a strong advocate of GCED has earned her a role as the new Youth Representative to the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee, the global consultation and coordination mechanism for education in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
As a young education leader, Victoria has spoken at several high-level consultations at the UN level to dialogue with education stakeholders and leaders to prioritise the SDG target 4.7 on quality education and lifelong learning in the broader sustainable development agenda. She is also one of nine youth ambassadors of the Global Education Monitoring report youth campaign on “Accountability in Education” calling on governments to increase their political commitment to education and enforce the right to education in national laws.
Victoria has met with the Dalai Lama on three occasions in Dharamsala and Washington DC to discuss how education can promote peaceful, tolerant and resilient societies. In 2017, she was recognized as one of 100 Most Influential Young Africans by African Youth Awards.
Director of Programs
Jeffrey Ehikioya Itepu is a human capital and enterprise development expert who has dedicated his life to help other people become better version of themselves. At age 24, he was appointed the branch manager of Pertinence Limited, a people empowerment and enterprise development company in Nigeria with wide interest in real estate, trainings and investment, making him one of the top youngest branch managers in the world. He is a certified and experienced project management professional under International project management association with affiliation with PM Partners group in the United Kingdom.
Jeffrey was among 13 other Nigerians who participated at the 2015 Winter Liberty and Entrepreneurship Boot Camp organised by Africa Youth Peace Corp in Kumasi, Ghana. Jeffrey is also passionate about community development which drove him into volunteering, he has executed over 23 community developmental projects in Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Kaduna state in the space of 6 years.
He is a trainer, speaker and an On-Air Personality who uses the radio show “Mind Your Character” with Bosede Olusola Obasa on Inspiration 92.3FM as a platform to influence the world positively, he also doubles as the volunteer coordinator for the annual National Character Parenting Summit, a flagship of 1st Royal Character and values limited.
Jeffrey is a devout Christian with integrity, humility, excellence, continuous learning and partnership as his core values.
Director of Curriculum Development and Training
Olamide Ogunsanya is an educator and entrepreneur. She is a graduate of geography and Environmental Management from Tai Solarin University of Education. Her passion for education necessitated her to develop interest in teaching, young people development, mentorship, and creative skill development.
She gained relevant experience from different institutions both urban and rural environment teaching mathematics to every household with the aim of reaching every African child in a manner that will eliminate their phobia for mathematics. In such activities, she shares her skills and creativity with kids of different grades. Also build her professionalism in that regards.
Committed to education and knowledge transfer. Olamide is a seasoned educator with The Lifematics Center. She uses experiential and engaging approach in delivering content. She is a dynamic educator, lover of children and runs training and workshop for mathematics educators across the country. A certified educator with The Teaching Network Foundation (TTNF).
Director of Human Resources
Oluwadamilola Akinbowale is an educator who is passionate about education and youth gainful employment. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and has almost completed her Masters degree in Management.
Oluwadamilola also volunteers as an educator with OneAfricanChild Foundation for Creative Learning where she held the position of the Regional Director between 2016 and 2017. She is also a writer and owns a blog: deelivia.blogspot.com where her works are published. Oluwadamilola is motivated and driven by the desire to help teenagers and youths succeed, make good use of their potentials and opportunities to become great leaders and impact their society positively.
Her professional principles are excellence, integrity, creativity and service.
Director of Media and Communications
Elizabeth Adeyemo is a heritage and social media enthusiast, a trained and experienced writer, archaeologist and heritage conservator.
She is also an occasional editor passionate about, reading, mentorship, volunteering, landscape photography and writing. She is an avid reader who finds comfort and adventure in books. She is a contributor on Nigerian Archaeology Gist an online platform that relays information on archaeology related projects happening in Nigeria. She is also the cofounder of HeritageHub, a hub with an online presence that educates, entertains, informs and seeks advocacy and cultural rebirth of heritage and indigenous practices.
She is on a journey to continually seek joy in all life spheres.
Director of Finance
Oyindamola Oseni is a Pan African University Life and Earth Sciences Institute (PAULESI) scholar pursuing a Master’s degree in Mineral Exploration Geoscience. She got her first degree in Geology from the University of Ibadan. She worked as an investment analyst at GTI Securities, a stockbroking firm, where she contributed to the publication of the weekly stock picks which helped increase transaction frequency of the clients and regularly gave investment advice to clients.
Her passion for children made her join One African Child in 2014 where she has been an Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) educator. She served as the organization’s financial secretary in 2014 and currently, she is the Secretary of OAC Lagos. She is an advocate of the SDGs, and working towards the realisation of goal 4 (quality education) especially through OAC. She enjoys reading and watching football.
OAC Lagos Team Lead
General Secretary – Uju Ude
Programs Director – Adebukola Adeboye
Director of Curriculum Development and Training – Joshua Shodunke
Director of Media and Communications – Blessing Uwisike
Director of Finance – Demilade Lawal
OAC Ibadan Team Lead
Director of Programs – Olatomiwa Olusesi
General Secretary – Christiana Ibiwoye
Director of Media and Communications – Temitope Arise
Director of Human Resources – Ibukun Adedeji
Acting Director of Finance – Oyindamola Oseni
OAC Kenya Team Lead
Programs Director – Caroline Boraya
Director of Curriculum Development – John Shivisi
Director of Human Resource and Welfare – Agatha Wanjala
Director of Media and Communications – Jacky Tallay
Director of Partnership and Sponsorship – Bonventure Otieno
Director of Finance – Makena Inyingi
We currently have a physical presence in Nigeria, Kenya and Benin Republic. We are a group of energetic and passionate youths championing the cause of positive change in our local communities.