About Yosola Olorunshola

Yosola Olorunshola is a Communications Officer for Global Citizen. She studied History and French at Oxford University before completing a Masters in Creative Writing. Now based in London, in her spare time she writes fiction and runs a podcast called Diaspora Philes.

Yosola's latest stories
  1. Article: 4 Dead, Dozens Injured in 'Terror Attack' on Parliament, Westminster in London
    Citizenship

    4 Dead, Dozens Injured in 'Terror Attack' on Parliament, Westminster in London

    By Yosola Olorunshola  and  James Hitchings-Hales| March 22, 2017

    What we know so far. Read more

  2. Article: The UK Must Be a Global Leader in Foreign Aid, Says Priti Patel
    Finance & Innovation

    The UK Must Be a Global Leader in Foreign Aid, Says Priti Patel

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 21, 2017

    The Secretary of State lays out her vision for UK aid in a time of international crisis. Read more

  3. Article: EU Parliament Backs Campaign to Halve Food Waste, With More Support Than Expected
    AdvocacyEnvironment

    EU Parliament Backs Campaign to Halve Food Waste, With More Support Than Expected

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 17, 2017

    More than 35,000 Global Citizens took action to help make this happen. Read more

  4. Article: Girls in the UK Are Skipping School Because They Can’t Afford Menstrual Products. In 2017.
    Girls & Women

    Girls in the UK Are Skipping School Because They Can’t Afford Menstrual Products. In 2017.

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 15, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is ridiculous anywhere in the world. Read more

  5. Article: Employers Can Ban Headscarves in the Workplace, Europe’s Highest Court Rules
    Citizenship

    Employers Can Ban Headscarves in the Workplace, Europe’s Highest Court Rules

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 14, 2017

    The ruling covers all religious, political and philosophical signs, but who will be hit hardest? Read more

  6. Article: Carbon Emissions in the UK Fall to Lowest Levels Since 1894
    Environment

    Carbon Emissions in the UK Fall to Lowest Levels Since 1894

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 10, 2017

    But there’s still a long way to go to meet emissions targets. Read more

  7. Article: This Woman is Challenging Stereotypes of Muslim Women With These Powerful Photos
    Girls & Women

    This Woman is Challenging Stereotypes of Muslim Women With These Powerful Photos

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 10, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These pictures speak louder than a thousand stereotypes. Read more

  8. Article: The DNA of a Suffragette — Emmeline Pankhurst’s Great-Granddaughter on Why the Fight Isn’t Over
    Girls & Women

    The DNA of a Suffragette — Emmeline Pankhurst’s Great-Granddaughter on Why the Fight Isn’t Over

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 8, 2017 |CARE International UK

    Helen Pankhurst shares why she still marches for gender equality worldwide. Read more

  9. Article: Report: 1 Million More Children Set to Fall into Poverty in Britain After Brexit
    Citizenship

    Report: 1 Million More Children Set to Fall into Poverty in Britain After Brexit

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 6, 2017

    A new report shows the lowest income families will be hit hardest in aftermath of Brexit. Read more

  10. Article: The Beautiful Moment a British Surgeon Was Reunited with the Syrian Girl Whose Life He Saved
    Citizenship

    The Beautiful Moment a British Surgeon Was Reunited with the Syrian Girl Whose Life He Saved

    By Yosola Olorunshola| March 2, 2017

    An extraordinary reunion. Read more

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