Soyemi Toluwalashe

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SOYEMI TOLUWALASHE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Lagos State University l Lagos, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 10 and UNAI 3

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“I'm m excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it's an opportunity to impact people and promote the SDG goals in passionate about.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Protostar Initiative is an social enterprise whose mission is to advocate against the discrimination and stigmatization of people living with mental disabilities and leveraging technology to reach out to special homes and disabled people by encouraging them to seek professional help from psychologists, psychiatrist etc. The initiative’s goal is to organize a conference by October. The maiden edition of Protostar Conference 2018 aims to bring together students, clinical researchers and special teachers and social entrepreneurs to exchange and share their experiences and even researches on all aspects on mental health. They intend to organize an event centered around raising awareness on mental health issues from different perspectives of people who have made significant changes in the field.

About the Millennium Fellow

Toluwalashe Soyemi is a medical student with an undying passion to positively re-orientate those around him; creating a bridge between potential and performance of people. Toluwalashe has over 2 years of experience in health based social entrepreneurship. Currently, Toluwalashe is the Co-founder of Protostar, an organization whose mission is to advocate against the discrimination and stigmatization of people living with developmental disabilities. Through its website at www.protostar.com.ng, Protostar develops blog contents, creates link between donors, volunteers and special homes to disabled people and encourage people to get professional help to psychologists, psychiatrists. Over the years, Tolu has volunteered and worked with several organizations including those advocates youth empowerment and capacity building including Africa Development Initiative, He has worked with international organizations as well as national brand social enterprises such as Campus Director, HultPrize @ Lagos State University 2018, Intern,Green Campus Initiative, Media Intern at Health News Nigeria, Local Coordinator, Africa Students For Liberty (ASFL) amongst many others. He is a strong believer of diversity and his motto is: UBUNTU, I am because we are...

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