Driven by a genuine passion to help others find their feet firmly placed in life, Roseline Adewuyi has for more than five years been actively championing the cause of girl child empowerment and gender bias elimination in Nigeria. She is a PhD student in French Literature with a Graduate Concentration in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She holds First class honour Bachelor of Arts degree in French language from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and a Master’s of Arts degree in French Language with Distinction from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Her area of specialization as a French Literature student has been Feminist Theory. This focus strengthens my academic knowledge in the field of advocacy. From 2019 to 2020, She worked as a Translator and Interpreter with the African Union.
She is a social educator, gender advocate, and blogger (roselineadewuyi.com) on the issues of Girls and Women, especially within the African Context. At the end of her National Youth Service Year (NYSC), she received an Award as a distinguished corps member in Kwara State, University of Ilorin, her Place of Primary Assignment and the Ministry of Education, Kwara State. The award recognized her contributions to Sustainable Development Goals, especially Education and Gender Equality. She has been a public speaker in many platforms mentoring teenagers in gender capacity developments. She has participated in solving gender barrier issues with strategic programmes through public enlightenment through social media and personal contacts with community dwellers. She hopes to keep contributing to the girls’ development through advocacy.
She is a 2016 YALI RLC alumna, a ONE Champion 2017, and a 2018 Dalai Lama Fellow. In 2018, She represented Nigeria in a program on Human Rights sponsored by the French Embassy in Nigeria. She was among the sixty women doing phenomenal things that Business Day Women’s Hub celebrated in marking Nigeria’s 60th independence in 2020. She has also been featured on the Nigerian Tribune, The Guardian, Vanguard, The Cable, Nigerian NewsDirect, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), and RFI (Radio France Internationale) for her works. She is also a member of the Commonwealth Youth Gender Equality Network.
She has Academic Publications which center mainly on Gender Issues and African Literature.