40 Nigerians Under 40: Dayo Israel [35]

dayo israelHe is an astute motivational speaker and advisor to many world leaders, business executives, politicians, young entrepreneurs and sports professionals. He is also an international recognized personality with over 12 years of professional experience in international development having worked with organisations such as The United Nations, British Council, Save the Children UK, UNICEF, in various capacities and has appeared on countless television interviews, commercials, talk shows, radio programs, and was even selected by the United Nations to represent all the young delegates to the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children ion a special CNN Live Interview.

Recently, he was specially invited by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to a private session in Buckingham palace. He is one of the Africa’s leading authorities on Social Enterprise and Youth Development. He co-launched the UNICEF State of the World Children’s Report in 2003 alongside Carol Bellamy and Oscar Award Winner – Vanessa Redgrave CBE. He is the first African to become a Student Council Chair in London’s Largest University and a recipient of so many International Awards which includes the British Red Cross Humanitarian Citizen Award, PEWA (Person Earnestly Working for Africa) Award, GAB Award, Icon Awards, Icon of Hope Award, Young Achievers Award and many more.

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