Yemi Babington-Ashaye

Yemi is President of United People Global. A graduate of Havard and MIT. Former Director of the Africa Region, and Former Head of the Global Shapers Community at the World Economic Forum. Yemi has also acted as Technical Advisor for Economic Growth to the Nigerian Finance Minister.


'When disaster strikes are we talking to each other and are we speaking the truth or hiding the truth, then are we responding collectively, then finally, when we rebuild do we rebuild together or separately. Whether we are talking about health, education, or jobs, I would say these are key things in the community setting.'

"A hundred years ago, the first shots rang out in a war that was to shape much of the 20th century. But as the world commemorates the outbreak of the First World War, are we any closer to finding a way to live together peacefully despite our differences?"