Bukky Shonibare

Adebukola (Bukky) Shonibare is the Executive Director of Invictus Africa, a social enterprise that promote human rights and address gender inequality through data-driven and evidence-based advocacy, legal and policy review, and capacity development. Bukky is actively involved in many campaigns and advocacies aimed at advancing human rights; gender equality; free, safe, and quality basic education; and peace and security.

She holds a first class degree in Law (LL.B) from Baze University, Nigeria; and a first class Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Business Administration from SMC University, Switzerland. She also has a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in International Law and Development from the University of Nottingham, UK; and a Master’s degree in Managing Peace and Security in Africa (MPSA) from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Bukky is currently an MSc student in International Human Rights Law (IHRL) at the University of Oxford.

Bukky is 2021 Ford Global Fellow, an Oxford-Commonwealth Scholar, a Developing Solutions Scholar, and a Mandela Washington Fellow.