Omolola “Lola” Adele-Oso, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Act4Accountability

Lola is an architect, speaker, community organizer, and organization development practitioner. Lola advocates for the need to address the social inequities and disparities affecting vulnerable populations in our society, especially communities of color. Lola holds a Bachelor’s of Architecture from Howard University, a certification in Interior Design, and a Master’s of Science in Organization Development from American University.

In May 2014, she organized and led 300 protesters outside the Nigerian embassy in Washington D.C. in response to the missing Chibok girls. The lack of response and transparency by the Nigerian government regarding the rescue of the still missing 219 schoolgirls was the impetus for creating Act4Accountability.

She has appeared on BBC World Service, Al Jazeera, Straight Talk Africa, National Public Radio’s (NPR) Diane Rehm Show, and The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Lola has written for The Guardian and was featured in Black Enterprise, The Daily Beast, CNN, and Washington Post. She is the recipient of 2013 Hal Kellner Award for Social Justice.

Lola is a White House United State of Women “Nominated Changemaker” and was a participant at SXSL hosted by the White House.

Contact Lola: lola@act4accountability.com

Ivuka Onwukwe, Operations Associate

My name is Ivuka Onwukwe and I am currently working as a Legal Assistant with the Department of Justice. I was born and raised in Ohio, but my mother is from Jamaica and father is from Nigeria. I volunteered with Act4Accountability because I want to have a connection with Nigeria that goes beyond my family. I want to participate in an organization that advocates for the marginalized and leaves a positive impact on the community. Act4Accountabliity is the perfect organization for me to make my home a better place for the next generation.

Contact Ivuka: ivuka@act4accountability.com

N’deye Ba, Program Officer

N’deye currently works for The Urban Institute as an Associate Project Manager, IT. She also serves as the Program Officer for Act4Accountability. N’deye was born and raised in Senegal. She joins us with years of experience designing and managing programs focused on human trafficking awareness and prevention. She has also worked on investigating corrupt land acquisitions involving foreign countries in Senegal and has advocated for the rights of low income farmers and land owners who have lost their land in these dealings. N’deye is excited to be a part of Act4Accountability and is thrilled about the impact that it’ll have.

Contact N’deye: n’deye@act4accountability.com

Callum Hepburn, Graphic Design Associate

Callum Hepburn currently resides in Peterhead, Scotland and received his Bachelors in Graphic Design from the University of Dundee. Since then he has always striven to contribute to the world using his skills in an impactful and professional way. With a diverse wealth of relevant experience with non-profits and the private sector, Callum provides a wide variety of design solutions and promotional material necessary to promote Act4Accountability’s mission and values.