Adeshola Komolafe is the Chief Executive Officer of Media Insight, an Integrated Marketing Communications firm with headquarters in Abuja. She is a media consultant to the British Council on its Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, and a media research consultant to the Enhancing Nigerian Advocacy for a Better Business Environment (ENABLE) - Nigeria, a project managed by Adam Smith International, Springfield Center for the UK's Department for International Development (DFiD).
Ms Komolafe has also worked as both Marketing & Promotion Consultant as well as Media Monitoring Consultant to the Partnership for Transforming Health Systems Phase II (PATHS2) a 6-year national health reform intervention programme funded by the UK's Department for International Development (DFiD). She also consults for Evidence for Action, a DFID Funded Project, and GiZ -Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit.
She has trained several print and broadcast journalists on the use of social media for reporting, research, audience feedback and documentation. She has worked with several government agencies and media organizations in Nigeria on digital literacy and migration to a social media environment. Her work in media mapping of conflict areas in Nigeria has taken her to Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna and Plateau states to access the challenge of insurgency in the Nigerian northeast.
A graduate of Political Science, she holds a Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration, both from the Bayero University Kano. She is also a graduate of Pan-African University, Lagos. An advocate of youth advancement, she has participated in several programmes/courses both as Facilitator and Participant.
Ms Komolafe is also the founder of Save our Future, a non-governmental organization that focuses on introducing youths in less privileged educational environment to ICT and the use of technology for enhancing the entrepreneurial skills of female youth.
In December 2010, she represented Nigeria at the International Youth Conference in Islamabad where she tried to convince young people from other developing countries on the role they have to play in fighting corruption in their countries.
In 2012 she was nominated for the Future Awards.
She is currently a member of the World Bank Youth Forum and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers and also on the Advisory Council of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers. She is also a member of the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication.
Ms Komolafe is a Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow. Integrated Marketing Communications, Development Communication, Social Media Management, Media Research, Media Relations and Public Relations
My Vision for the Future
To see a better Nigeria