Connect Program Fellow Fall 2020; Senior Facilitator
Country of origin: Nigeria
Date started with Soliya: 2018
Education and field of work: Bachelor Degree in Industrial and Technology Education. I work in peacebuilding, focusing on using media as a tool for peacebuilding. I also do a lot around radio drama and media production.
One accomplishment you're proud of: Leading a team that produced the first-ever, 83 episode-long radio drama that aired around the Lake Chad region.
What about Soliya inspires/motivates you to be involved? The beauty of intercultural communication, and the joy of seeing participants discovering, reaching out, and discussing.
Favorite food: Rice, beans, and plantains.