Tolu Olubunmi is an entrepreneur and global advocate for migrants, refugees, and displaced people. An innovative thinker and determined change-maker, she has established and led numerous NGOs and campaigns focused on immigrant integration, employment, access to technology, and education. T
olu founded Lions Write, co-founded Welcome.us, and consults with corporations, governments, and NGOs on building inspiring and effective global social impact campaigns. Tolu has shared her expertise and inspiring personal story with a variety of entities, including the United Nations, Gates Foundation, World Bank, TIME, and the White House.
Tolu serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Migration and co-chairs Mobile Minds - high-skilled migration project advancing cross-border remote working as a 21st century alternative to physical migration.
She also serves on the Board of Directors for USAIM for IOM, the U.S.-based partner of the UN Migration Agency IOM. She was named an outstanding woman entrepreneur and one of 15 women changing the world in 2015 by the World Economic Forum. She holds a Chemistry-Engineering degree from Washington and Lee University. Tolu joined USAIM's board of directors in March 2017.