Oghenerukeme Asagba founder & president
Ruke was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an undergraduate student at Cornell University pursuing a major in Human Biology Health and Society, and a minor in Global health. Thus far, Ruke has conducted research on the National Health Research Act of Zambia and interned in the orthopedics and rehabilitation department at Penn State Hershey college of Medicine. She has also served as a student health ambassador for the HBCU wellness program, and as a tutor and mentor in different capacities. Her passion for education and healthcare is intense; she envisions Africa as a continent that provides access to quality education and healthcare for all. Thus, she hopes to contribute to the fulfillment of this vision by engaging future leaders in projects that combat inequities in education and healthcare.
Olatomiwa Lasebikan vice president
Olatomiwa (called Tomiwa by friends) was born into the Lasebikan family in Osun, Nigeria. He flew a few thousand miles across the Atlantic to earn a Computer Science and Mathematics at Fisk University. He says one of the biggest influences in his life was from Nelson Mandela: “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” He has a passion for the interconnectedness of all of mankind, a web he thinks technology and education can easily create. He believes these can be used to tackle the everyday social and economic challenges facing man, hence becoming a partaker in the vision of this organization.
Bamidele Fatoba fundraising chair
Bamidele is a Nigerian born IT consultant living in the United States. His IT career spans over 8 years across various areas of IT. He was formerly working with a global fortune 500 consulting company (Infosys) as an Infrastructure Management consultant and currently works with another fortune 500 consulting company (Capgemini) as a senior consultant in SAP BI/HANA. He had his first degree in applied information technology from Sikkim Manipal University in India and his M.Sc in Information Systems from the University of Northern Virginia in the United States. He believes that every child irrespective of race, culture or social standing deserves the right to quality education, hence the need/desire to be a part of the CAIN team.
Daisy Isibor publicity chair
Daisy is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Computer Engineering. She is passionate about education, mentoring, and helping others. She is always in pursuit of ways to enlighten herself and encouraging other young people to do the same. She is really excited to be part of CAIN and looking forward to making an impact in her motherland - Africa.
Akindehin Isiaka country coordinator - nigeria
Akindehin Isiaka is a positive-minded leader with a strong passion for creating social change in Africa and beyond. His areas of interest span across Education, Healthcare Delivery, and Youth Empowerment. Isiaka envisions a world where every child, regardless of his/her background, tribe, color or sex gets access to quality and inclusive education to achieve his/her dreams. He is a graduate of Political Science from Tai Solarin University of Education Nigeria with over three years of experience working with underserved communities.