Kehinde A. Togun has led global democracy and governance programs for much of the last 15 years.
He is currently the senior director for policy and government relations at Humanity United. Prior to joining HU, he was also a senior director at The Arkin Group, specializing in international risk management, business intelligence, and strategic advisory. Kehinde is also an adjunct
lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University – Newark. He was previously the Deputy Director of PartnersGlobal’s Sub-Saharan Africa team where he led the portfolio of anti-corruption, governance, and security reform programs on the
continent. Prior to joining Partners, he worked at the National Democratic Institute (NDI), with stints on the Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, and Southern and East Africa teams. Kehinde also served as the Monitoring and Evaluation officer for NDI in
Iraq; and during Nigeria’s 2011 elections, he trained and advised civil society in the Niger Delta as they monitored the electoral process. Kehinde is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Truman National Security Fellow and serves on the
boards of The Gem Project and the Center for Racial Justice in Education.
He holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. The New America Foundation and the Diversity in National Security Network named him one of 20 next generation Black American national security and foreign policy leaders
October 26th, 2021 | 51 mins 6 secs
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