Gbenga has ten years of experience in the nonprofit sector, where he has focused primarily on development. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and International Relations from Lagos State University. Gbenga is the founder of Landmark Internship International, an organization promoting volunteerism and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Gbenga utilized Web 2.0, a form of social media, to advance enterprise development across the country. Through the Come to Africa Campaign, he has mobilized worldwide talents in Africa’s for-profit and non-profit organizations to achieve global competitiveness. In 2007, he won the Global Young Social Entrepreneur’s Competition in recognition of his efforts with the campaign. Gbenga has spoken at the Social Enterprise World Forum as well as the Global Peace Convention. He has been a consultant to the UN’s Development Information Center Lagos Project, and has been a member of several social enterprise advisory boards.

Host Organization: Atlas Corps