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Mojisola Ojebode

Nigeria ยท Class of 2017

Mojisola, a trained biochemist, is the founder of Moepelorse Bio Resources, a start-up venture for the production, sale and distribution of environment-friendly organic pesticide she developed from medicinal plants. She is involved in the development of bio-pesticides and the coordination of capacity building programs for legume and cereal crop farmers in South West Nigeria. She holds a Master's degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan. Mojisola is also a Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) awardee, an alumna of Mandela Washington fellowship and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD).