Posted By: Our ReporterWife of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has been appointed Visiting Senior Research Fellow of the prestigious Kings College, London.
Mrs. Fayemi, an activist, writer, social entrepreneur and policy advocate, is Principal Partner, Amandla Consulting, specialising in leadership development for women.
She also runs an online community, Abovewhispers.com, in addition to her roles as a UN Women Nigeria Senior Consultant.
A release by the university said the selection of a fellow is based on the relevance of the expert’s work to the programme of the institution’s African Leadership Centre (ALC).
Mrs. Fayemi holds bachelor and Master Degrees in History from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
She has another master’s degree in Gender Development from the University of Middlesex, United Kingdom.
She was named one of the 20 most influential African women in 2009 by New African Magazine.