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Dr Ifewumi Fagunwa

Chief Executive Officer

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Ifewumi is a qualified doctor, obtaining her medical degree at University College London (UCL) and a Neuroscience graduate from King's College London. She has a long standing interest in health care policy and a particular interest in women's rights, sexual health and psychosexual health. Through SHAKE she is ready to broach taboo topics in a bid to help improve sexual health outcomes in Nigeria. Ifewumi has a strong conviction to improve the state of her country's health and to positively impact women. She believes in equipping youth with tools that enable them to make safe and informed decisions. As the founder of SHAKE Africa Ifewumi hopes that the organisation will serve as a catalyst to better sexual health nationally. 


Stephanie Ajuma Ogbole

Programme Intern

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Stephanie is a sexual and reproductive health advocate who  holds a bachelor’s degree in classical Anatomy from the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (Nigeria) and is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Sexual and Reproductive Health from the prestigious University of Abuja, Abuja (Nigeria).   She has lived in various regions of Nigeria and this has made her realize that there is a huge gap to be bridged in sexual and reproductive health in the country. She acknowledges that there is a lot of work to be done and has taken the responsibility to make a significant impact. Her areas of expertise are in child protection in Humanitarian Context, maternal and child care, adolescents health, sexual  and reproductive Health and Rights, and People/ Project Management


Tola Akinyemi 

Chief Marketing Officer

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Tola is an experienced marketeer and Business Management graduate. She has a drive and passion for marketing which is applied to everything she works on.  Tola intends to ensure SHAKE is the bridge to providing informative, concise and accurate information that will reach and resonate with young adults through all forms of communication. The combination of her Nigerian heritage, experience living in two different continents whilst also travelling the world is why SHAKE is so dear to her heart. Combined with her marketing background the experience and the knowledge that she possesses is why she is eager to add value and impact the continent of Africa along with the next generation.

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Mimi Adenekan

Programme Officer

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Mimi holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and recently graduated with a Masters in Mental Health: Research and Practice from the University of Nottingham. She is interested in the links between mental and sexual health. She is passionate about the message SHAKE is teaching. Through her work with SHAKE she hopes to empower those within the African diaspora to discuss their sexual health and therefore improve health outcomes and sexual health awareness.

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