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: UK Says It Will Take More Refugee Children After 'Administrative Error'
    Citizenship

    UK Says It Will Take More Refugee Children After 'Administrative Error'

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 27, 2017

    Refugees' lives are more than numbers. Read more

  2. Article: This Woman Campaigned to Keep Girls in School During Their Period. Now She’s Been Locked Up in Uganda.
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Campaigned to Keep Girls in School During Their Period. Now She’s Been Locked Up in Uganda.

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 26, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She also described his wife as “empty-brained.” Read more

  3. Article: Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Caterpillars That Could Help Fight Waste
    Environment

    Scientists Discover Plastic-Eating Caterpillars That Could Help Fight Waste

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 25, 2017

    A chance discovery could speed up the war against plastic waste. Read more

  4. Article: Lebanese Women Hang Wedding Dresses from Nooses to Protest Cruel Rape Law
    Girls & Women

    Lebanese Women Hang Wedding Dresses from Nooses to Protest Cruel Rape Law

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 24, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Parliament is set to vote on the law on 15 May. Read more

  5. Article: Scientists Discover Potential New Antibiotic in — Believe It or Not — Dragon’s Blood
    Health

    Scientists Discover Potential New Antibiotic in — Believe It or Not — Dragon’s Blood

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 20, 2017

    A fairytale ending in the fight against superbugs? Read more

  6. Article: 5 Unanswered Questions After Parliament Approves Snap Election
    Citizenship

    5 Unanswered Questions After Parliament Approves Snap Election

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 19, 2017

    Ready, set, vote. Read more

  7. Article: Everything You Need to Know About the French Elections
    Citizenship

    Everything You Need to Know About the French Elections

    By Yosola Olorunshola  and  Phineas Rueckert| April 19, 2017

    “Merde, alors!” Read more

  8. Article: There's Only 7 Weeks Until the Snap Election — Register to Vote Now
    Citizenship

    There's Only 7 Weeks Until the Snap Election — Register to Vote Now

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 18, 2017

    Theresa May just announced a snap election. Here's how to register to vote. Read more

  9. Article: 8 Photos of Badass Women Who Made Hatred Shrink in Their Presence
    Citizenship

    8 Photos of Badass Women Who Made Hatred Shrink in Their Presence

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 13, 2017

    Inspiration to keep smiling in the face of hatred. Read more

  10. Article: How This Woman Defied the Taliban to Become a Top Squash Player
    Girls & Women

    How This Woman Defied the Taliban to Become a Top Squash Player

    By Yosola Olorunshola| April 11, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Now she’s smashing gender barriers out the court Read more

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