Simi Olusola is the CEO of Aspilos Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation under whose umbrella the AboCoders project among other initiatives is run. AboCoders empowers young girls from low-income families in Nigeria especially the Northern zone with digital literacy and computer programming skills and has till date since its launch in October 2015 impacted the lives of 213 young girls and counting via different trainings and workshops.
Simi is a multipotentialite who also works as a project management & human capital development consultant for SMEs. She has over 3 years of experience working as a consultant and has been working in the not for profit sector for over 8 years with a focus on education, secure livelihoods and rights advocacy as it concerns women, children and youth. She is a lifelong volunteer with a passion for societal development.
She has a B.Sc in Physiology from the University of Ibadan, is a Pan Atlantic University Social Sector Manager Scholar and has diplomas in global health, psychology and monitoring & evaluation.
She is a Strategy Advisor for Youth Vanuguard International, Ghana, a LEAP Africa fellow. an International Citizen Service volunteer and the lead for the Steering Committee of Stand to End Rape, Abuja.
Simi is an ex-basketball player, having been part of the University of Ibadan basketball team, a librocubicularist who enjoys writing, is always, on and off, on one healthy living diet or the other, never backs down from a challenge, loves people and loves to mentor younger ladies.
She is @SimiOlusola across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook