Amy Oyekunle is gender and development professional with experience in gender research, resource mobilization, donor relationship, project management and community mobilization within Nigeria. She brings to Wellbeing Foundation Africa over 13 years’ experience in non-for-profit leadership, working with policy-makers, international development partners, civil society and community based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining WBFA Ms. Oyekunle worked as an independent consultant for international and national organizations such as Sahel Capital & Partners Advisory Ltd, Mercy Corps, Save the children, Action Health Incorporated, British Council, Cordaid, Global Fund for Children, UNGEI, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
An ardent advocate for gender equality and social justice, Amy is a member of the African Feminist Forum (AFF) and Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF). She is a Vital Voices Lead Fellow (2013), a HOW Fund Fellow (2010) and a Global fund for Children International Fellow (2009).
Amy has a MA in development studies from the University of Leeds, UK, postgraduate diploma in management from the Leeds Metropolitan University and a Bachelor of Science in sociology from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.