Chief Executive, CSR-in-Action
Bekeme Masade-Olowola was born and raised in Lagos. She graduated with a second class upper degree, BA (Hons) English, from the University of Lagos in 2004. In January 2008, she was selected as one of 18 young professional contestants chosen from Africa and the Diaspora to participate in The Apprentice Africa.
As a social entrepreneur, Bekeme is the Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action, a social business networking platform and advisory enterprise, dedicated to corporate social responsibility, women and youth empowerment, and sustainable development in Nigeria. CSR-in-Action compiled the first ever social investment report in Nigeria titled "The Collective Social Report: Nigeria 2012" endorsed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and supported by United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), in which she was named editor-in-chief in March 2012. The 2013 report saw the organisation's introduction of a sustainability ranking index.