Program Coordinator, Global Peace Youth
Bukola Solomon works at Global Peace Youth as a Program Coordinator, where she plans and executes programs that aim to empower youth all over the world. Proudly born in Nigeria, she is dedicated to youth empowerment and global linkages. As a former track and field athlete, she values the spirit of teamwork.
She completed her B.Sc. in 2012 at the Department of International Relations and Political Science –Covenant University, Nigeria. Prior to the completion of her degree, she collaborated with the Network of Migration Research on Africa (NOMRA) to research the impacts of migration and integration on development. Adopting the spirit of social change, she serves as an advocate for the community through the participation in political groups and forums. She was nominated to be part of the Classroom Beyond Borders collaborative program between Covenant University and Ithaca College (New York), where she used the TIGed- Taking it Global platform to simulate real life diplomatic engagements and had critical debates on world issues. She holds her M.A in Diplomacy and Military Studies from Hawaii Pacific University. In 2015, her paper on U.S Foreign Relations 1961-1962 was awarded Best Research Paper at the 2nd Annual History Conference.
Her interests are in comparative perspectives on youth, peace, and security.