With over 7 years’ experience of working on social impact projects in Africa, Southeast Asia, and North America, Oyindamola is passionate about raising ethical leaders to drive innovation, entrepreneurship and development in rural and urban communities, as well as empowering social change professionals to function effectively at the intersection of passion, purpose and impact. Leveraging on his experience in contributing towards solving society’s tough problems, he thrives at using his experience in tri-sector leadership to facilitate collaboration with key players in business, government, and the development sector for social good. Passionate about empowering young people, and representing their interests, he was named African Youth Hero in November 2015 by the African Union Commission, due to the role he plays in promoting the rights of young people in Africa. In June 2015, he was selected as part of 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa by Brightest Young Minds and Barclays Africa, and in March 2017, he was named Top 3 finalist for the Nonprofiteer of the Year Award by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, New York. As an Atlas Corps Fellow, he served with Practice Makes Perfect (PMP) and Evaluate for Change (EFC), both in New York, U.S., where he honed his experience in capacity building, learning experience design, international development, social entrepreneurship, youth development, and nonprofit management. He is also an Alumni of the American Express Leadership Academy, which is an executive leadership development program by American Express and facilitated by Points of Light and Center for Creative Leadership, USA.
Host Organization: Practice Makes Perfect
Role at Host Organization: Oyindamola will support the company’s scale group in maintaining calendars, scheduling appointments and meetings both internally and externally. He will also help prepare meeting materials, follow up on discussions, coordinate travel for the scale group, work on quarterly evaluations; hire, train, and onboard new employees; prepare and approve financial statements and budgets; and develop PMP’s programs and services.