Fellowship received in 2021
Academic supervisor: Ada Gonzalez-Torres
Current affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. || LIMER Personal Finance, Nigeria.
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Academic Achievements: BSc. Mathematical Science (University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria); PGD Finance (Covenant University, Nigeria); MA African Sustainable Communities (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel). Social Engagement Initiatives: LIMER Personal Finance (2015). The LIMER Rural Project (2020).
Through LIMER Personal Finance, Olubunmi provides Money Therapy and Financial Literacy services to business and career professionals such that they build personal wealth. She also teaches Personal Finance Management and Entrepreneurship to rural dwellers in the indigenous language of SouthWest Nigeria - the Yoruba language. The LIMER Rural Project ensures that everyone who interacts with money has a chance at mastering it, their socio-economic status or level of education notwithstanding. With everyone included, we have a higher chance at ending world poverty. Olubunmi's research efforts explore Financial Literacy as a necessary complement to microfinancing for the psychological well-being of its beneficiaries.