Dapo Oyewole

New Voices Fellow, Aspen Institute

Dapo Oyewole is a 2016 Aspen New Voices Fellow and previously founded and directed the think tank/advisory Policy Development Network. He was special advisor to the ministers of national planning and finance of Nigeria, and headed policy and strategy at SPARC, the UK Department for International Development’s technical assistance program in Nigeria. Oyewole has also been director of the Centre for African Public Policy and Strategy and headed the International Office of the Centre for Democracy & Development, both in the UK. A Yale Fellow, African Leadership Network member, and doctoral researcher at University of Sussex Department of International Development, his popular TED Talk is “Development as Dignity.”

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Development in the Global South is fundamentally about dignity – the dignity of people, of planet, and of all life. In... See more