Olasimbo Sojinrin

Olasimbo Sojinrin

Nigeria Country Director

Solar Sister

Olasimbo Sojinrin is a Gender and Energy expert and a strong advocate for renewable energy and women empowerment in Africa. She is currently the Country Director at Solar Sister Nigeria, where she leads a network of women entrepreneurs distributing clean energy products in underserved communities across Nigeria. Simbo has received many awards, including Gender mainstreaming in Energy Award Champion by ECOWAS ECREEE in 2019, Google Impact Challenge in 2018, Winner of the 2017 Ruhr Summit in Germany, 2016 Woman in Energy Awardee by Nigerian Energy Forum and 2015 Emerging Leader at Techwomen USA. She holds a Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from INSEAD and a Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Lagos. Simbo is currently the President of Women’s Consortium of Nigeria, WOCON.