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Omowale David-Ashiru Becomes Andela’s First Female Country Director for Nigeria

Andela has announced the appointment of Omowale David-Ashiru as its Nigeria Country Director.

Omowale will lead Andela Nigeria‘s team of over 500 people, ensuring that the organisation continues to advance its objectives of developing Africa’s future technology leaders.

Omowale had spent almost two decades in management consulting and entrepreneurship. She spent 11 years at Accenture, growing to become a seasoned management consultant and certified project manager.

Omowale then moved on to entrepreneurship, launching a fashion retail company she managed for eight years.

“Everything I’ve done before now feels like a preparation for this role,” Omowale said. “I’m excited to join this wonderful team of highly motivated individuals who are investing their skills and effort into advancing opportunity and potential in Nigeria and the continent at large.”

Omowale obtained a First Class B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan. She describes herself as one who has a deep passion for people, an avid reader, and loves adventure.

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