Folawe Omikunle is the Chief Executive Officer of Teach For Nigeria, a non-profit organization that recruits university graduates and working professionals to serve as full-time teachers in Nigeria's most under-served schools. She has experience in the nonprofit sector with an emphasis on promoting equal educational opportunities for all children. Folawe holds a Masters in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Westminster. Folawe leads the Basic Education Committee of the Human Capital Development Commission at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG). She sits on the Board of the Vocational Training Center of the Blind Society, Nigeria.