Adeboro Pelumi Odunlami

Adeboro Pelumi Odunlami

Africa, Nigeria, Civic Engagement, 2019

Adeboro Pelumi Odunlami is a lawyer with over two years of experience in policy drafting that respects the rights of citizens in the use, development, and deployment of technology in Africa. She is currently the program assistant and legal officer for the Pan-African Organization, Paradigm Initiative, where she works on digital rights advocacy strategies for anglophone West Africa. Adeboro holds a bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Lagos, and a practicing certificate from the Nigerian Law School. Adeboro is fueled by her desire to see technology used for social good, and for African laws to foster technological development while protecting citizens from intrusion, biases, and other unchecked consequences of algorithms. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Adeboro plans to continue working on influencing public and company policy in favor of human rights, in addition to launching a technology club for teenage girls in underserved regions of Nigeria.

Adeboro Pelumi Odunlami