Consultant, Project Manager, and Life Coach in Nigeria
Afolabi WILLIAMS is a project developer, development practitioner, civic diplomat, social entrepreneur, a passionate volunteer with key interests in governance, youth education and development, and an IT expert in software engineering, mobile development and digital branding with an overall estimate of over five years’ experience.
A graduate of Computer Science from Nigeria’s foremost premier institution, University of Ibadan. He was raised from an “Educationist family” downtown Lagos Nigeria less than three decades ago. Beginning his career as a Relationship Officer and HR/Admin Support Staff in Skye Bank Plc. for an estimate of three (3) years. He also worked as an IT Support Staff at Brian Systems, Lagos and Getmobile Technologies Lagos, and interned at the ICT department and Safety/Electronics Engineering department of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos, Research Assistant at Springfountain Consulting, Abuja, and Support Staff at African University of Science and Technology, Abuja. He currently consults for Ubongo Learning Tanzania.
He studied Civil Leadership at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Computer Engineering at Ogun State Institute of Technology, National Innovation Diploma at School of Banking Honors Lagos, and possesses different certifications such as Project Management Professional, SAP, and CCNA.
Afolabi is A World At School Global Youth Ambassador, Reach Out Integrated Africa Global Youth Ambassador, President Barack Obama Young African Leaders Initiative Fellow, and Common Purpose UK Alumnus. He is the curator for Skills Beyond School Africa, an initiative focused on helping the underserved, underprivileged and marginalized young individuals in rural communities in providing accessible sustainable educational solutions, with several practical hands-on skills beyond classroom, targeted at the quality of their career decision-making, and helping them build an entrepreneurial model through mentoring in line with the UN SDGs.
A pan-Africanist and a member of African Youth Commission, African Youth Union Commission, Pan African Youth Commission, Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Arts 4 Peace, and Young African Leaders Initiative.
He’s a recipient of YALI Leadership Award at the Regional Leadership Center Ghana in 2017, 2016 JCIN-UI Most Outstanding Person Award, and other numerous award.