About Olusegun Akinade
Olusegun Akinade obtained a bachelor’s degree and a Masters’s of Science degree in political science, from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Lagos, Akoka respectively. He also possesses professional certifications in specific areas of importance as regards his career pathway and has undergone trainings on leadership, public speaking, counselling, youths development and Health Safety & Environment, from leading organizations such the Daystar Leadership Academy, United States Consulate, School of Spiritual Red Cross-MFM and Open Universities- Australia, to mention but a few.
Before now, in his years of continued professional practice, Olusegun Akinade had gained substantial experiences from some sectors of the economy, ranging from Oil and Gas to Education and in areas such as Human Resources Management, Tutoring, and Health, Safety & Environment respectively.
Due to his passion for youths and their overall development, Olusegun Akinade has championed numerous courses on Career discovery, leadership and entrepreneurship development, and employability skills and workplace readiness; for over a decade, has zealously volunteered for, mentored, and coached youths via impactful seminars and training in schools and youth conferences across Nigeria. He has also developed curriculums for schools and other youth organizations.
He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (INSPON) and also the founder, and lead strategist at “The Pathfinder Youth”, a budding faith-based, non-profit youth organization established in October, 2016 with the vision of raising a generation of godly youths driven by purpose. With the organization’s Facebook page and other platforms, he has affected the lives of several youths positively, with inspiring posts and articles.
Olusegun Akinade is strongly driven by values such as godliness, excellence, honesty, fairness, creativity, love, and service to humanity; aspires to continually coach, mentor, and reach out to millions of people especially youths across the globe with life-changing principles to maximize purpose and live life to the fullest.
Olusegun is also an author, speaker, youth development coach, and digital entrepreneur per excellence. His first book; “Me and My Future Career” is a bestseller amongst Pre-University students and in secondary schools at large.
The Pathfinder Youth
Founded in October 2016 “The Pathfinder Youth” is a faith-based non-profit movement with a vision of raising a generation of Godly youths driven by purpose for maximum impact within Nigeria and the world at large. The organization’s main target audience is on the age range between ages five to thirty with the major concentration on three primary areas which are Purpose & Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Career Development, and HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) and we make use of different platforms and programs such as School outreaches, health and fitness programs, seminars, training, publications, etc. to reach out to our target audience. Our core values are godliness, excellence, creativity, integrity and service to humanity. Please partner with us today on our youths’ events either by volunteering or supporting our programs through donations, corporate sponsorship, etc. God Bless you…