Olakunle Joel Adewale (Kunle)

Olakunle Joel Adewale (Kunle)

Africa, Nigeria, Civic Engagement, 2015

Kunle is an educator and a visual artist with over a decade of experience in talent discovery and community development using creative arts as platform. He is the founder and current creative art director of Tender Arts Nigeria, a group that uses art to improve the life outcomes of children and young people with a focus on advocacy, talent development, and community development. He has worked as a consultant and resource person for civil societies and government agencies, and organized therapeutic art workshops for NGOs. Kunle manages events, builds capacity, and has vast knowledge in the use social media and communication tools. He is passionate about girl-child education and women's empowerment in Africa. Kunle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine and Applied Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. Upon completion of the Fellowship, he plans to continue his work in girl-child education and women empowerment advocacy.