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, you’re likely to find her raving about her favourite writers, listening to a podcast, or people-watching in a cafe.

Yosola's latest stories
  1. Article: One Glaring Inaccuracy in Michael Gove’s Interview with Donald Trump
    Citizenship

    One Glaring Inaccuracy in Michael Gove’s Interview with Donald Trump

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 17, 2017

    But nobody is talking about this. Read more

  2. Article: Why This Week Has Proven That Defending UK Aid Is a Feminist Issue
    Girls & Women

    Why This Week Has Proven That Defending UK Aid Is a Feminist Issue

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 11, 2017

    The UK has decided to stop funding the Girl Effect. What does this mean for gender equality? Read more

  3. Article: Zambia Gives Women One Day of Menstrual Leave Each Month, But Not Everyone Is Happy About It
    Girls & Women

    Zambia Gives Women One Day of Menstrual Leave Each Month, But Not Everyone Is Happy About It

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 5, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Progress for periods or patriarchy 2.0? Read more

  4. Article: Theresa May Defends Aid For Pakistan’s Poorest in Face of Daily Mail Attacks
    Finance & Innovation

    Theresa May Defends Aid For Pakistan’s Poorest in Face of Daily Mail Attacks

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 5, 2017

    The Prime Minister’s statement sends an important signal that UK aid is worth protecting. Read more

  5. Article: Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect
    Citizenship

    Why Rebecca Ferguson’s Response to Donald Trump's Inauguration Request Is Pitch Perfect

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Jan. 3, 2017

    The protest song, once blacklisted for being “too controversial,” is still revolutionary. Read more

  6. Article: 21 Delicious Recipes for Reducing Food Waste This Christmas
    Food & Hunger

    21 Delicious Recipes for Reducing Food Waste This Christmas

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Dec. 23, 2016

    From wholesome pies to chocolatey desserts, why stop with just one Christmas dinner? Read more

  7. Article: Bana Alabed, Tweeting From Aleppo, Has Finally Been Evacuated to Safety
    Citizenship

    Bana Alabed, Tweeting From Aleppo, Has Finally Been Evacuated to Safety

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Dec. 19, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The 7-year-old and her family have been evacuated to the Aleppo countryside. Read more

  8. Article: 8 Surprising Facts About Migration the Tabloids Don’t Want You to Know
    Citizenship

    8 Surprising Facts About Migration the Tabloids Don’t Want You to Know

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Dec. 16, 2016

    We have something to tell you about the British monarchy. Read more

  9. Article: FGM ‘Parties’ Are Taking Place in the UK, Health Charity Warns
    Girls & Women

    FGM ‘Parties’ Are Taking Place in the UK, Health Charity Warns

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Dec. 14, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    There is nothing to celebrate about FGM. Read more

  10. Article: At Close of 'Planet Earth 2', Sir David Attenborough Delivers Powerful Message
    Environment

    At Close of 'Planet Earth 2', Sir David Attenborough Delivers Powerful Message

    By Yosola Olorunshola| Dec. 13, 2016

    Attenborough to the rescue. Read more

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