Olabode Odewole is a public health and development practitioner with over 7 years of experience implementing high-impact projects that uplifts the life of the most vulnerable populations. He has cross-cutting experience working as a seasoned product manager and Public health researcher, especially in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender-based violence, wash, etc. He worked with Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA 2020), a project sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which focuses on the understanding of family planning methods by women of reproductive ages and the level of access to these methods in the local community in Southwest Nigeria. He has also worked as a researcher on USAID-funded CRS-led Household graduation of the orphanage and vulnerable children in Nigeria, where he collected data on a range of issues across the 4 graduation benchmarks- Healthy, Safe, Stable, and Schooled.
Olabode brings valuable skills in research (quantitative and qualitative), large-scale surveys, product management, and stakeholder engagement among others. Olabode holds a degree in Human Anatomy from LAUTECH and earned a Master’s in Public Health majoring in Health Policy and Management from the University of Ibadan.