Country Chair: Osayi Alile
Welcome to Global Dignity Nigeria page. Since 2009, we have been carrying out Global Dignity programmes around the country, and even Ghana. We have engaged over 100, 000 students with the tremendous support of numerous volunteers, partners, and funders.
We continue to seek ways to reach more students with the message that Global Dignity stands for. And we welcome more volunteers and partners in Nigeria, who visit this page and are interested in participating to contact us and join us.
Country Chair For Nigeria
Osayi Alile is a quintessential leader with over 19 years in the Small and Medium enterprise (SME) and third sector with a wide array of experience covering international development, business and philanthropic management, fundraising and sustainability.
Her degrees in Sociology and Public Administration from Rutgers University, prepared her to be a catalyst for change as she has revolutionized the non-profit sector in Nigeria and beyond.
Osayi Alile is currently the CEO, ACT Foundation, a grant-making non-profit organization that provides grants to other non-profit organizations focused in the areas of health, entrepreneurship, environment and leadership.
As a visionary leader, Ms. Alile has served in various leadership capacities including being the Executive director, FATE Foundation; Vice President, Junior Achievement of Nigeria; and CSR Consultant, Access Bank.
Osayi Alile has served the nation and the world at large in various capacities including Council Member on Youth Unemployment for the World Economic Forum Global Agenda; Committee Member, Ministry of Communication Technology for IT Business Incubation Technology.
Osayi Alile is also the founding curator of the Global Shapers Forum Nigeria and serves as a consultant on sustainability, non-profit management and strategy. She is also a columnist and writes on entrepreneurship and business development in Nigeria’s leading newspaper, The Guardian.
Past Chairperson, Women In Management, Business and Public Policy (WIMBIZ), Osayi Alile sits on several boards including House of Tara, Zapphaire events, Future Projects, Africa Leadership Network Forum, IDEA Hub and Global Dignity, an affiliation of the World Economic Forum in Norway.
Osayi Alile is passionate about women and youth empowerment, equality and creating positive social impact in our world.