Female Role Models: Oluwarotimi Akingbehin

Oluwarotimi Akingbehin currently works in Finance and Strategy at Thrive Agric (A technology-driven agriculture company that works with smallholder farmers to provide them with finance, technology-driven advisory and access to premium market). She also works in Communications and Technology at La Miam Caterers (An e-Restaurant that serves working-class professionals in urban cities)

She previously worked as the Content Developer at Encentral Solutions, before then she worked as an Analyst in Bauchi State, under the Northern Nigeria Routine Immunization Strengthening Project (NNRISP) funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dangote Foundation and USAID managed by Solina Health. She has also worked as the Project Implementation Team intern with National Primary Health Care Development Agency during her National Youth Service for 10 months at Solina Health, now Solina Centre For International Development and Research (SCIDaR).

Prior to joining Solina Health, she volunteered at the Joint Administrative Matriculation Board (JAMB) for 6 months taking an active role in the first 100% Computer-Based Testing conducted in Sub-saharan Africa. She currently volunteers at Lilies Variety Club, an interdenominational Christian club for youths, where they train teenagers and youths on good societal norms and morals.

She graduated from the prominent Eastern Mediterranean University in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (High Honor/First Class) and a Minor in Banking and Finance in 2014.

She holds a Health Safety and Environment Supervisor’s Certificate from Occupational Safety and Health Administration, USA 2015. She is a Barack Obama Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) fellow, from the YALI Regional Leadership Centre (RLC) Nigeria Cohort 4.

She is originally from Ondo State, Nigeria and she enjoys coding, cooking, writing, and traveling. She shares some of her experiences on her blog https://talk2teame.blogspot.com.ng/ Timi is a true role model.

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