Shade olaoye

Communications Officer

Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye is a communications officer at Connected Development where her work is helping to document and amplify the challenges and lives of marginalized communities, demand government accountability, and ensure national transparency. 

As a journalist, she has worked to document human rights stories, and amplify the realities of Minority groups with publications like Sahelien.com and Minority Africa where she functioned as a Social Producer and her story is being used as a learning resource for fellows.  

She enjoys volunteering and has worked across platforms like Ake Festival, LIPfest, NorthNormal, and others.