CAC - African Congressional Fellows Program
Team Member: Adesile Okeowo
Adesile is a Nigerian-born IT inclined community development leader. After completing his first degree at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, he was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship in 2011 to teach Yoruba (a Nigerian language) at the University of Texas at Austin. He served as a cultural ambassador with a view to fostering a mutual understanding between the United States and Nigeria. Upon the completion of his teaching at UT Austin, he proceeded to earn an MBA in Project Management/Human Resources at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IL, where he was also the President of the African Students Association in 2013/2014. He has volunteered at the African Diaspora Council in St. Louis, MO.
Adesile is a CAC - African Congressional Fellow in the District Office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach, California.