Babajide Oluwase

Babajide Oluwase
Babajide in 2022 in Iowa, USA
Born (1991-07-01) 1 July 1991 (age 32)
Lagos
Alma materFederal University of Technology Akure
Lagos Business School
University of Iowa
Known forFounder Ecotutu
Websitejideoluwase.com

Babajide Oluwase (born July 1, 1991) is an adviser to the European Union (EU) Delegation in Nigeria and West Africa, through its Youth Sounding Board, on Green and Digital Economy.

Education

Babajide was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a Leadership in Business certification from The University of Iowa,a mini-MBA from LBS, B.Tech. (Hons) in Urban and Regional Planning from FUTA, Nigeria.

Career

Babajide Oluwase is an environmental sustainability advocate and a cleantech entrepreneur. And Founder of Ecotutu, a cleantech company providing multichannel solar-powered cold storage solutions to businesses.

In 2016 he authored a fictional story book 'Young Climate Heroes', which impacted 7,000 students on the basics of sustainability and climate change.

Babajide is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum, Winner of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Grant and a Mandela Washington Fellowship, a flagship program of the United States Department of State.

Membership

Member, Global Shaper Community of the World Economic Forum, Earth Charter International, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners,Commonwealth Association of Planners Young Planners Network, Junior Achievement Nigeria .

Awards and Fellowship

  • Fellow, Mandela Washington Fellowship (2022).
  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation/GIZ Fellow.
  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit Covid Resilience award nominee.
  • Winner, Orange Corners Nigeria Innovation Fund (2021).
  • Fellow, LEAP Africa Social Innovators Programme (2019/2020).
  • Fellow, Sustainable Solutions Africa 30 under 30 (2019).
  • Finalist, Youth Business International (YBI).
  • Yunus and Youth Global Fellow (2020).
  • NutriPitch Grand Prize Winner (2021).
  • Africa Climate-KIC Innovator.
  • Zenith Bank Tech Fair 2.0 Winner.

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