Wadi Ben-Hirki is a passionate award-winning and experienced development worker, writer and public speaker. She is the Founder of Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Covenant University.

She is a strong believer in equity and justice. Her principles are founded on the belief that everyone deserves a fighting chance because we are humans first before belonging to any other group. Wadi also believes that a person does not have to be in a position of power to be a change agent and we all play vital roles in improving our world and sustaining it for generations to come.

Wadi’s passion has led to her voice being heard on Agence-France Presse, Aljazeera and BBC among others. She has also been featured on La Nacion, Elwatan News and “RESISTERS,” a book highlighting 52 young women making Herstory right now by Lauren Sharkey.