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Introducing the Panelists of “Inclusion For All Dialogues”

A panel of esteemed experts is all set to engage as speakers at the upcoming Inclusion for All (I4ALL) Dialogues, scheduled for July 26. The virtual event’s theme is “Digital ID for the last mile – enabling access to digital ID for rural female agricultural workers.”

Meet the panelists who will be sharing their insights and expertise:

  1. Dr. Osasuyi Dirisu Dr. Osasuyi Dirisu holds the position of Executive Director at the Policy Innovation Centre and serves as a Senior Fellow at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. With over two decades of experience, she specializes in governance, gender, inclusion, and social development. Dr. Dirisu has made significant contributions in women empowerment, health behavior, gender inequalities, and economic inclusion. Her previous roles include being the Research Director at the Population Council and Country Lead for the BMGF funded Evidence Consortium on Women’s Group (ECWG) in Nigeria. She earned her PhD from the University of Leeds.
  2. Prof. Janice Olawoye Prof. Janice Olawoye is a seasoned expert in the field of Rural Sociology and served as a Professor at the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan. She has an extensive background in rural development and gender issues and has authored over 70 professional publications. Prof. Olawoye has carried out numerous research assignments for national and international development organizations, including The World Bank, FAO, and IFAD. She obtained her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Ibadan.
  3. Uche Chigbo Uchenna Chigbo currently serves as the Director of Operations at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). With more than 22 years of experience in the government and consulting sectors, she has held various crucial roles in NIMC, contributing to the establishment and growth of the commission since its inception. Uche Chigbo is an alumna of the Lagos Business School and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Business School Netherlands.
  4. Dr. Paul Oluikpe Dr. Paul Oluikpe is the Head of the Financial Inclusion Delivery Unit (FIDU) at the Development Finance Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He is a distinguished academic with a PhD in Engineering and an MSc in Business and Economics from UK universities. Dr. Oluikpe’s role at FIDU involves leading change management, implementing financial inclusion strategies, and monitoring performance. He brings a wealth of experience from his work with organizations like the World Bank, British Council, and Water Aid.

The panelists will contribute their valuable perspectives to the discussions on digital ID access for rural female agricultural workers during the I4ALL Dialogues. The event promises to be an enriching and informative gathering, focused on promoting inclusion and empowerment in the digital era.

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