Seun Okediran seeks to improve the well being of people worldwide, primarily women and children through a strategic organization that nurtures transforming leaders and aims for a better world. As a public health professional, she focuses on breaking the vicious cycle of preventable disease, death, impaired development and loss of future productivity caused by malnutrition.
She has been inspired by 10 years of international development work with in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. She has worked on nutrition and child health projects with several donors such as USAD, DFID, Bill & Melinda gates Foundation. She’s worked effectively with teams and partners to achieve extraordinary results, with major change initiatives, scaling up national development programmes, and sustaining behavior change.
She was involved in the implementation of a national programme in Nigeria for treating severely malnourished children benefiting over one million children and averting over 200,000 deaths since 2010.
Seun has contributed to policies for food and nutrition, worked with local governments authorities in 5 states in Northern Nigeria to successfully establish early childhood development safe spaces and has led advocacy for the creation of State budget lines for nutrition.
She has an MPH from King’s College London and BSc in Biosciences form the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.