Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin Listed Among CNN Heroes 2018 Top 10 – Makes Nigeria Proud


Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin founder of Pearls Africa Youth Foundation, an initiative that teaches young girls how to code in the country. Using their intelligence, time and resources to better the lives of young children, people like Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin are the true leaders of tomorrow. The 33-year-old women’s right activist and visionary is the founder of Pearls Africa Youth Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization aimed at educating young girls in under-served areas in Nigeria with technology skills. Her hard work and dedication to bettering the lives of young girls in the country recently earned her a spot on the top 10 CNN Heroes 2018, she was nominated on November 1, alongside nine other remarkable trailblazers who are indeed changing the world.

CNN Heroes 2018 contest is on and a Nigerian made it to the top 10. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin teaches disadvantaged…

Posted by Yuliy Shenfeld on Thursday, November 29, 2018


Recently, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo met with Abisoye and some of her girls. Many Nigerians have reacted to the young woman achieving such a great feat. Here are some reactions below: The sky is the limit for Ajayi-akinfolarin who stands the chance of winning up to N91 million if she emerges winner of CNN Heroes 2018. Nigerians at home and in diaspora are encouraged to vote for one of their own. 




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