Oladayo Olaide

Diaspora Representative 

Feyisetan Adunbi, Diaspora Representative, holds Masters Degree in African Studies (Women, Gender & Sexuality specialization) from Yale University. Her passion for social justice issues further encouraged her to pursue another Masters Degree in Social Work, from the University of Michigan (Interpersonal Practice with Children, Youth and Families, with a certification in Child Welfare).  She went on to work as a Case Manager, providing and coordinating a full range of direct services to refugees and immigrants, serving primarily families from the Africa, Cuba, and the Middle East. Currently, Feyisetan practices as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Michigan Medicine (formerly University of Michigan Health System). Earlier to this, Feyisetan obtained her undergraduate degree BA (Ed) English from Lagos State University (LASU) in 1990; followed by a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in 1996. Her passion for issues of social justicemotivated her to work with Baobab Centre for Women’s Rights and later, the Civil Liberties Organization, where she was the Project Head, Women’s Rights Project (WRP). In these tours of duty, she focused on issues relating to women’s health, education, child rights, gender and social inclusion, legislative advocacy, community organizing, capacity building and the political and economic empowerment of women.