Foluke Michael

CEO, Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, Nigerian/Nigeria
Foluke Michael
CEO, Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, Nigerian/Nigeria

Foluke is a project management consultant and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementer. She graduated with a master of science in project management from the University of Salford Manchester in the United Kingdom.

She is the founder and project director of Creative Youth Initiative Against Corruption and InnoCreative youth hub. She promotes SDGs through education, creative development, innovation and entrepreneurship in children, youth and women.

In 2017, Foluke launched the CCB animated movie series to influence policy makers to implement effective changes that will establish a system based on integrity and accountability.  The series was also designed to draw attention to the corrupt practices associated with their everyday life and its negative impact on society.

Foluke is the project director for “Vision of the Child”, and is currently leading a global campaign along with 17 changemakers from 17 Schools to raise drug prevention awareness among youths and vulnerable adults.  The project, which was supported by the EU-UNODC, also produced the movie, Trapped.

She designs and manages communication strategies, training facilitation, project finance in different national and international organizations, and has coordinated special projects under the supervision of the 1986 Nobel laureate in Literature, Professor Wole Soyinka.

In 2018, she won the United Nations SDG Innovator award in Bonn Germany at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development organized by the United Nations SDG Action Campaign. She is an action partner for the 2018 Global Day of Action for Sustainable Development.

She emerged as finalist for the 2018 University of Salford Alumni Achievement Award, a prestigious award to recognize her exceptional contribution to society through education of the next generation in Nigeria.

Foluke is a lover of creativity and innovation, she helps children and youths to develop their talents while preparing them to lead positive changes in the future. She also has strong passion for arts, culture and creative enterprise development.


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