Oluwayemisi Mafe (Communications & Subscriber Engagement Officer) is a 2014 VVLead Fellow (a distinctive program formed in partnership between the UK government’s Department for International Development and Vital Voices Global Partnership). The program supports a global network of emerging and established women leaders who provide creative and sustainable solutions to pressing problems that have impeded women and girls’ full participation in their societies and economies.
She is a graduate of English from the University of Ilorin who started her career as a Freelance Journalist with Herald Group of Newspapers in Ilorin, and over the years gained tremendous experience in the Marketing Communications industry working with agencies like The Quadrant Company, TBWA, Insight. Between 2005 and 2008, she wrote with a pseudonym for ThisDay on Sunday.
She enjoys the membership of various professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Public Relations UK (CIPR), Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Advertising Practitioner’s Council Of Nigeria (APCON), Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Women In Management and Business (WIMBIZ) and a Full Member of National Institute of Marketing in Nigeria (NIMN).