About The Speaker
Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of youthhubafrica.org is a youth development expert. For more than ten years he has been involved in leading youth advocacy efforts mainly around the Millennium Development Goals. Rotimi is currently involved in shaping local, national and global policies to benefit youth and also leverage opportunities for young people. He was listed by the Nigerian government as one of 15 Nigerian youth on the world stage in 2008. Rotimi is consulted by many National and International Agencies including The World Bank, The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Africa Development Bank (AfDB), The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the African Union Youth Division among others on various issues related to youth policies and development. Rotimi carries a camera with him on his frequent trips, taking pictures of people, things that tickle his fancy. He hopes to fulfill his dream of completing and publishing a book soon.