Domestic and International Speaking Engagements:

Note: For inquiries about Lilian O. Ajayi’s speaking engagements or to invite her to speak at your upcoming event, please send all requests to

August 2015 Guest Speaker on “Sustainable Development through Youth EmpowermentNigeria Diaspora Day conference hosted by the Office of the Government of the Federation, Political Affairs Office, Nigeria.

August 2015 Key Speaker on “Getting from here to Gender Equality” UN Women panel and “Global Development Track” Workshop Director at the Youth Assembly at the United Nations on August 5 & 6th 2015 at the United Nations Headquarter in New York.

July 2015 Guest Presenter and co-organizer for the Entrepreneurship School for Girls (E-School) at NYU

June 2015 Guest Speaker on”Leadership & Career” at Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN) DC Chapter Webinar. 

June 2015 Guest Presenter at African Women Program for Leadership (AWLEAD) Professional Mentorship Session.

May 2015 Keynote Speaker at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland

Inspiring Change: Empowering Women’s Futures in Africa. The Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI), with the support of the African Embassies accredited to the Republic of Ireland are delighted to collaborate on this conference to mark Africa Day 2015.  The African Union marks 2015 as the ‘Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063’, as well as the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform, facilitated by UN Women, which supports gender equality globally. Learn more:

February 2015 and 2014 Guest Speaker, A Social Media Week NYC Event


February 2014: Socializing Leadership in Millennials & Gen Y: An Emerging Global Trend at Social Media Week NYC.

March 5, 2014

Host, GC4W International Women’s Day Awards Gala “Connecting for Excellence” at the Harvard Club of New York

April 2014

April 5

Technology and Entrepreneurship panel at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, School of International and Public Affairs, Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia Law School during the 11th Annual African Economic Forum (AEF).

April 11

IMA Digital Marketing Strategies: Lessons from Nonprofits event at the 1st Annual Marketing Summit presented the New York University Integrated Marketing Association (IMA) and Co-sponsored by NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at SCPS and the Department of Strategic Communication, Marketing and Media Management Programs.

April 26

Women in Leadership panel at the New York University Stern during the 2014 African Economic Forum themed African Gold Rush.

May 2014

May 4

Keynote speaker at St. John’s University in New York for the “Kings & Queens” Dinner event.

July 2014

July 13-19

GC4W is Co-Sponsoring the “STEM-IT-FORWARD” event in Johannesburg, South Africa. Taungana is hosting its first STEM Expo in Johannesburg in the last half of June 2014. The Expo theme will be – Decoding STEM Careers!. The Expo will see a targeted 30 girls from rural South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe come to Johannesburg to get real-life exposure to STEM careers from high fliers in South African STEM giants, access to STEM career advancement opportunities and most importantly – they will be equipped to be STEM ambassadors in their own communities.

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