Barakat Tiamiyu

Student, Project Manager, and Volunteer in Ife, Nigeria

Barakat Tiamiyu

Student, Project Manager, and Volunteer in Ife, Nigeria

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Tiamiyu, Barakat Bidemi is a Youth Advocate and Environmentalist. She is a 19 year old Nigerian student of Urban and Regional Planning at Obafemi Awolowo University, who is passionate about Youth Inclusion, Youth Development and Environmental Sustainability.

In November 2015, she brought together students who are dedicated to promote and support environmental actions among youths. Therefore, she founded "House of Babiti", a non-profit , volunteer-driven, youth focused initiative. with over 50 members who are dedicated to advocate, promote and support individuals or corporate organizations who have shown outstanding commitment to youths'development, especially in the sustainability sector. Over the last few months we have successfully carried out eco-sustainability projects different Nigerian universities and directly reaching out to over 500 colleges/university students.

She is a one time Green Personality of the Month of the Green Campus Initiative, a Community Reporter of Follow The Money, an initiative of Connected Development. A member of the International Youths Council, Global Forums on Food and Security and other well meaning youth organizations. She have developing skills in project management, public speaking, community engagement, strategic branding, tech-use.

She dreams of become an international diplomat, and aim develop herself as she live up in her academic career as a town planner. She believes in equal opportunity, open access and youth development.

  • Work
    • Team Lead at House of Babiti
  • Education
    • Obafemi Awolowo University