Oyindamola Johnson

Oyindamola Johnson

Oyindamola Johnson has six years experience in communication for development and non-profit management.

Oyindamola has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication graduate from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria. He managed a team of over 350 people, and served as Creative Director for LoveWorld Music and Arts, Durban, South Africa from 2010 to 2014.

Passionate about empowering young people, and representing their interests both locally and globally, he was named "African Youth Hero" in November 2015 by the African Union Commission, owing to the role he plays in promoting the rights of young people in Africa.

In March 2016, Oyindamola was selected as a Volunteering for International Professionals (VIP) Fellow by the Malaysian Government, and then spent four months contributing towards the development of the Malaysian social sector.

Working on development projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, has enabled him to develop strong capacity in leadership. Oyindamola currently serves as an Atlas Corps Fellow and Chief of Staff at Practice Makes Perfect (PMP) in New York. PMP operates high-quality academic summer school programming in New York City, focusing on eliminating summer learning loss, and creating high-quality learning opportunities for inner-city youth. His role at PMP covers strategy, execution, finance, and people management.