Bosede Akinbolusere has over 13 years experience working in both rural and urban parts of Nigeria.
She holds a masters in Gender Analysis and Economics from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, and BSc in Agricultural Economics from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. This has enhanced her impact in advocacy, research, and capacity building for diverse groups at various levels.
She has been at the forefront of advocating for evidence-based interventions and programming.
A Fellow of Africa Women Leadership Institute and Sexuality Leadership Development Programme, Bosede holds certification in many international and national developmental trainings, such as:
- Training of Trainers on Gender Responsive Economic Policy – UN Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning, Dakar, Senegal
- Mainstreaming Gender in the World of Work – International Training Center of the ILO, Turin Italy
- Sexual Health and AIDS prevention for Adolescents – Ofri Training Center, Jerusalem, Israel
- Managing Gender Issues in Health Care – Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, India
- Basic of Health Economics – World Bank Institute, Washington DC, USA
- and Participatory Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) – Wageningen International, Netherlands.
Bosede is currently facilitating health and other interventions in camps for displaced persons in Abuja, Nigeria.
She is the Director of Development Initiatives for Community Enhancement (DICE) and Chairperson of the Crossworld Care Foundation, in Nigeria.