The Team

Bisi Alimi

Bisi Alimi- Executive Director

Bisi Alimi is the founder and the Executive Director of the Bisi Alimi Foundation, an organisation working to accelerate social acceptance of LGBT people in Nigeria.

Alimi has a BA in Theatre Arts (2004) from the University of Lagos Nigeria and MSc in Global Governance and Public Policy (2011) from Birkbeck College University of London.

Alimi is a multitalented storyteller, actor, activist and angelic troublemaker. He has over 15 years experience working on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Africa.

Before starting Bisi Alimi Foundation, he was a lecturer at the Humboldt University in Berlin teaching “Pre and Post Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Africa”.

In his spare time, he loves to read, watch television and cook. He lives in London with his husband.

Bisi Alimi

Esosa Cole- Policy and Stakeholder Engagement officer

Eseosa Cole is a fire brand human rights defender /advocate, she is also a legal practitioner. She attended Benson idahosa university where she acquired her LLB and has also acquired her LLM as a certified practising lawyer in Nigeria.

She is a member of FIDA (international federation of Nigeria). Her passion for activism and fundamentals human rights for everyone spans from her gift as an Empathic individual. sShe is well trained and vested in promoting the rights and equality of marginalised persons in Nigeria. She has gained wealth of experience working with several human rights based organisation. She envisages a Nigeria every one can enjoy their fundamental human rights irrespective of their race, religion and sexuality .

Judith Airiohuodion- Project Officer-Training

I hold a Bachelor degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from Benson Idahosa University with a Recommendation of Honours, and have over 15 years of experience in the field with multiple awards under my belt, including the ‘Salesman of the year' awarded by Travel House hotels  and a Humanitarian award for performance awarded by European Union-MPP6.

I’m a digital nomad and love to travel,explore new horizons and alot while freelancing & photography is a core hobby. I love to network and meet new people daily.

Otito Winfred- Operations Officer

Otito Aso is a graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka where he obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering.  He was the Chief Editor of the Pamache Magazine and has garnered experience in the areas of PR and content production. His passion for Human Rights and Equality pushed him to work for the Bisi Alimi Foundation to contribute to the acceleration of the social acceptance of LGBTQI people in Nigeria

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