Faith Abiodun

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Faith Abiodun ’12 MPA lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he serves as the communications associate for the African Leadership Academy (ALA). ALA seeks to transform Africa by developing a powerful network of over 6,000 leaders who will work together to achieve extraordinary social impact. Since September 2012, Abiodun has been working for ALA.

As communications associate, Abiodun is responsible for managing the ALA brand, media visibility, website and social media content. As well as developing marketing collateral, writing newsletters and press releases, and producing social media and media reports. In addition to his work as communications associate, Abiodun serves as director of the International Relations Council, where he teaches classes in international relations, prepares students for Model United Nations conferences, and organizes the ALA Model African Union.

Most recently, Abiodun leads a team of 32 people to organize the inaugural Model African Union conference at African Leadership Academy. The conference brings together 102 students and teachers from over 40 countries for a five day conference in diplomacy focusing on the African Union. Abiodun works with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) to develop initiatives to transform education across the world. He was recently appointed as a Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School, in which he will help to get 57 million out-of-school-children properly educated.