Kemi Oyewole is WoD Project Coordinator for West Africa, responsible for administration, identifying and implementation of related project in West African Sub-region. Kemi Oyewole is the Founder / Executive Director of Global Network for Community Development (GNCD), a civil society organization that is set out to promote sustainable development in African rural communities. Kemi is a trained teacher and certified theatre artist. She worked as a Senior Producer of Programes with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) till January 2005. She obtained her National Certificate in Education (NCE) from the Oyo State College of Education Ilesa in 1988 and Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State in 1995. As a member of the Nigerian University Theater Arts Students Association, she bagged a merit award of excellence for fundraising activities in 1992.
Kemi has attended various national and International Summits, Conferences and Workshops which includes: the 5th World Summit on Media for Children, South Africa, 2007; Conference on Racial Violence and the New World Order, Canada, 2005; Conference on African-Canadian Action Research Project, Canada 2005; the 17th Annual Conference of the Atlantic Committee on Crime Prevention and Community Safety Canada, 2003; Workshop on Analysis and Reporting of the Gender Components of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Nigeria, 2004; the Zonal Launching of the Nigerian Movement for Children (NMC) Nigeria, 2002; Member, Government Resource Team on a National Project on Poverty Reduction, Canada 2002; 27th UN General Assembly Special Session on Children, United States, 2002; 3rd Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee Meeting for the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children, USA, 2001; 3rd World Summit on Media for Children, Greece, 2001; Workshops on the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting, Nigeria.