Adepeju Jaiyeoba

Adepeju Jaiyeoba

Lagos, Nigeria

Adepeju Jaiyeoba is the founder Mother's Delivery Kit which connects Women in rural communities to lifesaving supplies as well as the Founder Brown Button Foundation, an NGO working to improve the face of healthcare delivery in rural communities.

Adepeju has experience across maternal and child health, Law, civic leadership, policy formulation and legislative drafting, as well as youth engagement. Specifically, her work focuses on doing business in Africa as well as prioritizing maternal and child health and was in fact honoured by the then United States President, Barack Obama and hosted at the White House, Washington for her effort.

A graduate of Law from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and a Partner as Strichland Associates, Adepeju is a President Barack Obama White House honouree, 2018 USADF/Citi Foundation Venture Showcase winner, 2017, Her Network Woman of the Year in Healthcare, 2017 100 Most inspiring Women in Nigeria, 2017 Crans Montana Young Leader of Tomorrow, 2017 JCI Top Outstanding Young Person in Nigeria (Medical Innovation Category), 2017, JCI Top Outstanding Young Person of the World awardee, 2016 Research Fellow, International Centre for Women, Canada, 2016 PATH Innovation Champion, 2016 D-Prize Awardee in Global Health, 2015 Cordes Fellow, Fellow, Global Women in business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Young Innovator, World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow awarded by President Barack Obama of the United States, United States African Development Foundation (USADF) 2014 Business and Entrepreneurship Awardee, She Leads Africa’s top 10 female entrepreneur for Diaspora Demo day, 2015 YNaija top 10 most influential Nigerians under 40 (Advocacy), and an acknowledged Global Change Leader by the Coady International Institute, Canada.

With background knowledge in Business from the University of Texas at Austin USA, Adepeju has had experience working with the United Nations Foundation as well as other top organisations, helping to build strategy and develop work plans for establishing businesses or branches across the African continent.

She has spoken at a number of events addressing high level audience including Presidents of countries and stakeholders. She is a two time speaker at the United Nations Foundation Social Good Summit, has addressed the United States Congress Black Caucus group to help the current US administration draw priority focus areas in Africa on healthcare and served on several panels discussing issues across youths, women, innovation, policy formation and business in Africa.

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