Meet our committed team members
Founder and Executive Director
Taibat Hussain is a development researcher with over six years of transnational experience working in the public, private and development sectors across three continents. She bagged her MSc in Development Economics from SOAS University of London. Taibat is a pioneer who has piloted many ground-breaking youth-serving initiatives around education, technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and social impact. Highly skilled in advocacy, research, girls and youth development and women’s economic empowerment. Taibat co-founded Rising Child Foundation as a movement to redefine learning and create opportunities for the most undeserved children and youth in Africa.
She is a member of UNICEF- Generation Unlimited Young People’s Action Team, a fellow of Emerging International Leaders, UK, a member of SOAS Feminist Economics Network, a recipient of Talents of the Future Award 2018, a Commonwealth Shared scholar and a Young Africa Leadership Initiative Fellow.
Chief Technical Officer
Monsur is a Computer Scientist who is passionate about using technology to solve community issues and eqquiping marginalized young women with skills needed to excel in the modern era.
Aishat is an undergraduate of economics at Usman Danfodiyo University, sokoto state Nigeria. Aishat is a versatile lady who loves to take ownership and being strategic about task given. She also takes delight in intellectual discuss and aspire to become a Financial Data Analyst while still striving in the path she aspire for.
Bọ́ládalẹ́ Tèmítọ́pẹ́ Maryam (Amal)
Research Consultant- GBV Project
A lover of African literature and a strong believer in the Power of storytelling and arts.
I love to volunteer and I majorly volunteer for organizations with a focus on Mental health advocacy, quality education, environmental protection, and of course since you’re meeting me here, gender equality. I regard myself as a meeting point for many things ranging from writing to public speaking to shoemaking and crafts (I call it being 50shades of awesome😁). My core competencies are creative writing, project management and legal research
Humans of RCF