Abdulahi Abayomi Abdulraheem

Founder/Executive Director, Initiative for Sound Education, Relationship & Health

New York, NY, US
Cohort: Points of Light, Washington, 2017
Connect on Twitter: @AbayomiRaheem

Abdulahi Abayomi Abdulraheem is the Founder/Executive Director of Initiative for Sound Education, Relationship & Health (ISERH). Abdulahi has over five years professional work experience in the social purpose sector. As the Executive Director of ISERH, he has overseen the sponsorship of about 100 outstanding high school students' Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) via his organization's project - Aspiring the Best Competition (ABC). About seven of such beneficiaries are now university graduates. Under his leadership, ISERH launched ISERH Undergraduate Studies which targeted African Undergraduates towards reducing incidences of suicides and building their leadership, socio-corporate, relationship and entrepreneurial skills. About 120 of themhave graduated and got inducted as ISERH Associate Ambassadors, while over more than 240 are undergoing the course from six African countries. As an Atlas Corps Fellow, Abdulahi served as the Education Impact Evaluation Fellow with the world largest volunteer organization—Points of Light at their New York Office. He was once a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer for HPDPII World Bank Project and an Account Officer for Community System Strengthening Project of Global Fund at Living Hope Care, Nigeria. Abdulahi is anadvocate of education and youth leadership. He received the Most Replicable Project Award of the Life Changers Foundation, UK in 2015. In 2016, he topped the list of 100 Brightest Young Minds of Brightest Young Minds, South Africa. Abdulahi holds a Bachelor Degree in Demography and Social Statistics. He is an alumnus of The Africa-America Institute, Enterprise Development Center. He is currently a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).