About Adesewa

Adesewa Olofinko is a multifaceted freelance journalist, creative content producer, and award-winning blogger. With over a decade of experience in radio, television, and creative storytelling, Adesewa’s expertise spans media, film production, gender, and human rights activism, with a keen interest in exploring the intersection between climate change and gender.

She is the founder and chief editor of blackladywriter.com, a women’s blog dedicated to demystifying feminism and advocating for equality, particularly within the Nigerian and African context. Through this platform, she initiates crucial conversations about feminism, delving into historical narratives to highlight the significant contributions of women in pre-colonial history.

Adesewa is the founder of “Rolasesi Elderly Persons Support Foundation” (REP-SF), formerly known as “Wrinkles Foundation”, a registered nonprofit that caters to the needs of vulnerable elderly persons in low-income communities and advocates the rights of elderly persons in Nigeria.

She has been named a Partners West-Africa Nigeria Fellow for young women in politics and leadership, a Margaret Ekpo Youth Fellow for young activists and feminists, a journalistic fellow of the RNTC Netherlands, and a 2023 African Union Media Fellow.