Senior Associate (Non-resident), Africa Program
Expertise: Africa, Civil Society, Governance and Rule of Law, Human Rights, Human Security, International Development, Private Sector Development, Sub-Saharan Africa, Transitional Justice
Associated Programs: Africa ProgramYemi currently serves as the executive director of Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), a non-partisan network of individuals and organizations committed to building a culture of good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through active citizenship. She is also the secretary to EiE’s board.
Yemi has a 20-year diverse career spanning the public and private sectors in the United States and Nigeria. She volunteers for Kaleyewa House, an NGO founded by her late mother focused on the elderly. She’s also on the boards of Make it Happen Productions and the After School Career Development Centre, Calabar. In 2018, she was named as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), endorsed by the United Nations in the Humanitarian & Religious category.