Olayinka Oluwakemi Adeniyi


    Olayinka is a researcher, an advocate, and a barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, resident in South Africa. She is presently an Queen Elizabeth Scholars – Advanced Scholar with the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) at Strathmore University. She has a doctoral degree in Law (LLD) from the University of Pretoria and obtained her masters and first degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. She is a 2018/2019 Research Fellow of the International Centre for Women’s Research of Coady International Institute, Nova Scotia, Canada. Olayinka has certificates in Women’s Human Rights on UN CEDAW for Change, Women Leadership for Community development, Action Research for Citizen Led Change, Children’s rights, Student Support and Academic Development and a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship. She has several years of experience in legal practice in Nigeria, research, lecturing, and community development for the protection of women and the girl child. She has authored several book chapters and journal articles as well as many books and papers. Olayinka is the CEO and Founder of Women on the Watch (WOW) Society Initiative, a Not-for-Profit registered in South Africa. Her present research interest is the rights of vulnerable persons, women in particular, in the emergence of developed technology.