Meet the President
Functioning as the Chief Executive officer, Dapo Ibrahim initiates and oversees all departmental activities alongside project activities of Ignite Africa. He excels in team building and management. He also produces, directs and hosts episodic shows and project documentaries
for Ignite Africa.
He attended Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife in Nigeria where he studied Economics, after which he moved to Abuja where he worked with Sustainable Healthcare Initiative for years as a Behavioral Communication and Advocacy specialist. He moved to New York in March 2014 where his passion to help people using inspiring stories of Africans in diaspora led him to establish Ignite Africa. He is dexterous in journalism and Media entertainment has a burning desire for developing people and believes in giving back to the community that has helped him grow.
He is a certified Social Media Influencer and content developer for the various company both in New York and in Nigeria with proven results of generating thousands of business followers for professional organizations. He also served as the executive treasurer for the Student Government Association of the Bronx Community College (2017 – 2018). He engages in providing multimedia training for youths aspiring to develop themselves in the media environment.
He is currently serving as Vice-President Education for Toastmaster International District 46, Bronx New York, and currently pursuing a career in Digital Media and Film Production at CUNY-Bronx Community College where he has amassed a wealth of knowledge in media production and resourceful social interaction skills. He also hosts “Retrospect” Podcast on Youtube and on Soundcloud, a program that helps its audience realize their sense of awareness. He enjoys reading, screenplay writing, singing, sporting in his spare time as he aspires to become UN Secretary-General in order to give back to humanity on a global platform.