Osayi Alile Oruene is the Executive Director of the FATE Foundation, a private sector-led, non-profit initiative that was created with the vision to equip enterprising Nigerian youths with skills, tools, networks and financing that can be used to create successful businesses, which will, in turn, offer gainful employment to the economy. Her interest in working with nonprofit organizations stems from a personal commitment to the socio-economic development of the country through private sector-led interventions.
Alile Oruene’s expertise has placed her on several organizations’ Boards, including After School Graduate Development Centre (AGDC), Nigerian Youths Leaders Congress, Network for Executives of Non-Profits in Nigeria, which she founded, and several private organizations.
She holds a BSc degree in Sociology from the University of Lagos and a Master’s degree (with Honours) in Public Administration from Rutgers University.
Osayi Alile Oruene is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and the co-founders HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland and John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, along with the board of directors of Global Dignity, were honored to name her the country co-chair of Global Dignity, Nigeria.