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Tijani Salami

Founder, Sisters Caregivers Project Initiative and Federal University of Technology Minna

Nigeria · Class of 2021

Tijani Salami is a physician who has spent more than a decade working on the advancement of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nigeria through outreach, health promotion and empowerment of women and adolescents. Tijani is a recipient of the prestigious Walden University Master Citizenship award for the College of Health Professions and the founder of the non-profit, NGO the Sisters Caregivers Project Initiative (,  which seeks to change the narratives about girl children through advocacy centered on social change and social justice. He is a fellow of Federation of International Gender and Human Rights Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Advocacy group, and his passion is to see an end to GBV especially among rural dwellers and underserved communities in Nigeria and other developing nations.