Ayisha is a lawyer, consultant and communication strategist with 18 years experience in the public and private sectors. In the last four years she has consulted for the World Bank, United Nations Development Fund, United Nations Children’s Fund, the Department for International Development, the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the National Centre for Women’s Development on gender equality, women’s empowerment, research on women’s economic opportunities in the North East post –conflict and gender mainstreaming of development, peace and recovery plans in the North East.

She is a published writer with a series of children's textbooks on social studies used in primary schools and a children's reference book on Nigeria. She kept a weekly column for five years, first as the Pedestrian Lawyer in Thisday newspaper and most recently, as the Nigerian Citizen for the Leadership newspaper. A regular commentator on radio and television, Ms. Osori has been involved in numerous campaigns to improve social justice for women and girls and governance in Nigeria and is an experienced advocate on gender and social justice issues.

Ms. Osori has degrees from University of Lagos, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School and she is a member of the Eisenhower and ALIWA fellowships.

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