Adeola is a Nigerian-Greek artist, scholar, activist, and healer. She is currently an MPH candidate at the Birmingham City University, working as a curator, yoga therapist and creative director. Currently working on raising awareness among the general public on issues concerning human trafficking, gender equality, women’s health and equal representation for voices of women of African descent in the global media. She is the currently elected coordinator of the Gender Equality Working Group of the Alliance Europe Network and works as a consultant on gender-based conflict resolutions. Her work in various medium has been featured in publications such as Women Under Siege, New York Times, Ms. Magazine, New Museum New York, Forbes, E-flux, Elle, and Vogue. Adeola is the founder of ‘Distinguished Diva,’ a collective that fosters community building, communication, outreach and global accessibility for women of African descent with a focus on telling and amplifying stories told by these women.
Updated May 2018
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Monuments of Slave Traders, Genociders and Imperialists Are Becoming Flashpoints in Global Anti-Racism Protests
Senior Fellow Adeola Aderemi is quoted in this article from TIME on the recent protests and removals of monuments of slave traders across Europe.
COVID-19 in Africa: Online Magazine seeks African writers to share insights on COVID-19 experiences on the continent
Distinguished Diva, an online African magazine for and by women of African heritage, is seeking contributions on their upcoming issue on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the African continent. Distinguished Divas' current Editor-in-Chief is Senior Fellow Adeola Naomi Aderemi.
John Lewis Fellows Reflective Essays 2018
John Lewis Fellows' Reflective Essay
Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows