12932582_1697157410533018_4243959750775445976_nToyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, populist Social Entrepreneur named by Forbes as one of the 20 most Powerful Young Women in Africa is the Founder / CEO of RISE NETWORKS, a Leading Social Enterprise in Africa, with a deliberate interest in Youth and Education Development harnessed with Technology across Africa.

Toyosi spent most of her growing years shaping Nigerian Communities and her Youth; she is a devoted Mentor to hundreds of Young People in Business and Tertiary Institutions across Africa. She is a respected advisor, content expert and commentator on issues of Entrepreneurship, Education, Digital Media and Governance.

Toyosi studied Strategic Management at Executive Level at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School, obtained a Certificate in Youth Inclusive Financial Services from University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA, holds a Certificate in Media Enterprise from the School of Media and Communication, Pan African University and an Executive Masters’ Certificate in Project Management from The Project Management College, UK. She has also studied Digital Marketing Strategy at the UK Institute of Digital Marketing and she received a 2nd Class Upper Bachelors’ degree in Civil Law from the University of Jos, Nigeria.