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Fọlárìn Adegbémlè (Kenya)

Research, Evaluation, and Data Operations Senior Associate

Fọlárìn Adegbémlè is an Operations Senior Associate with the Research Evaluation and Data (RED) Team at IDinsight, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Fọlárìn is passionate about leveraging technology to enable sustainable impact on the African continent especially in the field of education.

In his current role, he is tasked with ensuring that IDinsight’s Research Evaluation and Data (RED) team has the best people, systems, processes and policies to support their operations and propagate their impact.

Prior to IDinsight, Fọlárìn worked in a variety of data-centric roles in EdTech and Higher Education at ALX & The African Leadership University (ALU) in Kenya, Nigeria, and Mauritius. He is most proud of his work in designing systems and processes to enable access to education for students with atypical academic backgrounds by leveraging non-traditional assessment techniques. He is a co-founder of EDfricast, a podcast on the Higher Education and EdTech landscape of the African continent.

Fọlárìn holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Computer Technology (Conc. Forensic Information Technology and Cybercrime) Cum Laude, from the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) and an MBA in Strategic Management from the Chandaria School of Business, (USIU-A). He is fluent in English, Yoruba and has limited working proficiency in French.