Afolabi WILLIAMS, a dynamic civic diplomat and development practitioner, social entrepreneur, volunteer with special interests in youth education and development, youth participation in politics and governance, a writer, and a peace building connoisseur and humanitarian with over 5 years of experience in coordinating supportive environment in self-sustaining durable peace resolutions. He studied Computer Science from the premier University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
He possess special skills on programming and mobile development, project management, concept development, advocacy, conflict prevention and civil society integration, public education, civic engagement, social enterprise, volunteerism, cultural intelligence and community development, having a consistent track record of working successfully with individuals and groups all within a variety of settings.
He trains students in marginalized communities on leadership and some thematic areas of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) to help them acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development in their communities.
He has been a team lead for several social development projects and programs in different youth-driven organizations, which have opportune him to reach a large space of young people and impact them on some thematic discourse on Civic Responsibility and Leadership, with sole purpose to inspire, impact and equip 1 billion young people in Africa within a space of three years.
He's passionate about seeing young people take up responsibilities with little or no input of the government in ensuring a growing economy with little or no deficit in building communities and turning low grade rural areas to a mega urban society. Also, he's passionate to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people while building a continent that's politically mature and economically strong.
He’s the curator of Peace-Ed / i-Bridge Peace Initiativeand The Changemakers Nigeria.
He's the Program Director of Young African Diplomat Network, Deputy State Coordinator African Youth Union Commission Oyo, State Spokesperson Not Too Young To Run Oyo, Country Director Peacful Mind Foundation, Board member IFED Global and a member to several organizations.
He's project management certified, a Global Youth Ambassador for A World At School and Reach Out Integrated Africa, Nigerian Youth In Motion Fellow, a GLE Common Purpose Fellow and YALI RLC Fellow.