Rob Katz

New Blogger Joins Team: Tayo Akinyemi

Tayo HeadshotThe team is happy to welcome Tayo Akinyemi as our newest Staff Writer.? Tayo is a soon-to-be MBA with domestic and international experience working with nonprofits, for-profit companies, and start ups. She has hands-on knowledge in the areas of direct mail marketing, event planning, strategy creation, collateral development, and website management.

Prior to becoming a NextBillion blogger, Tayo worked in business development for a Chicago-based consulting firm, Burke & Partners.? She currently works as a Content Analyst for Cymfony, a market influence analytics company.? Tayo started her career at Catalyst, a New York-based research and advisory organization working with businesses to build inclusive environments and expand opportunities for women at work.? After nearly four years with Catalyst, she accepted a Princeton in Africa Fellowship to do democracy and governance work with an international NGO in Abuja, Nigeria.? At the conclusion of her fellowship, she joined the marketing department of an emerging telecommunications company in Nigeria, Suburban Telecom.Tayo holds a degree from Princeton University.