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Ayisha Osori is a lawyer and consultant with over thirteen years’ experience in corporate & regulatory practice, change communications and gender advocacy. She is currently CEO of the Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund, a non-profit organization created from a public-civil society partnership to increase the quality and quantity of women in government. She has also worked in oil and gas, financial services and FMCG sectors. Since 2012, Ayisha has led the World Bank DFID gender dialogue sessions and the UNDP’s national multi-stakeholder dialogue for increased political representation of women and partnered with various organizations on social, good governance and gender issues. Ayisha, an Eisenhower Fellow, is a graduate of law from the University of Lagos and Harvard Law School and most recently graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School with master’s in public administration. She is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-West Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.