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Bisi Alimi
Executive Director Foundation Bisi Alimi

Bisi ALimi is an "Angelic Troublemaker Incarnate" - PASSIONATE ad ENERGETIC public speaker, storyteller, television pundit, campaigner, actor and Vloggers.

His expertise on Social Justice ranges from Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Race and Race Relations, Feminism, Education and Poverty Alleviation. He has done a lot of work around “Intersexuality” and currently on a global Intersectionality tour.

In 2004, he came out as gay on national television in Nigeria making him the first ever Nigeria LGBT person to do so. The same year he graduated from the University of Lagos

Bisi Alimi was a visiting lecturer to both Freie University and Humboldt University both in Berlin where he was teaching “Pre and Post Colonial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Africa”

He also serves on the board of On Road, AllOut and None On Record.

He consulted for World Bank on Economic impact of Homophobia and served on the Bank advisory board on SOGI. He is a fellow of Salzburg Global LGBT Forum, New Voices at the Aspen Institute, The Moth and HRC Global Innovator

He is the founder and Director of Bisi Alimi Foundation. In 2005, he founded The Initiative for Equal Rights and in 2012, was a founding member of Kaleidoscope Trust in the UK.

He lives in London with his husband.

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