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Who We Are

Adeola Potts-Johnson

Lagos, Nigeria

Project Officer, Youth Empowerment Foundation

"Young girls are powerful agents of change if given a voice to speak by empowering them with the right information and skills."

Who We Are

Growing up in Northern Nigeria, Adeola witnessed that all around her girls were dropping out of school and marrying too early.  She was encouraged by her father to see herself as an equal to the boys and go far with her studies.  From this experience she drew inspiration to teach young girls about life skills with YEF and has seen a powerful transformation in the girls she works with.