Bunmi Oyinsan has an MA from Saint Mary’s University, Halifax Nova Scotia and a PhD from York University, Canada. She worked for over 15years in the non-profit sector with young people and women in Nigeria. She was responsible for co-coordinating, designing and executing various projects. She also wrote proposals and raised funding from international donors for major projects. Her work in the non-profit sector covered economic empowerment, capacity building, advocacy for children’s rights and women’s empowerment. Her background also includes work as a creative writer, television script writer and film producer and dramatist in Nigeria. She has published three novels, one book for young people (which was used to teach literature at the junior secondary levels in some Nigerian states), several short stories in anthologies and literary journals, edited a collection of short stories for the Association of Nigerian Authors. She has also written stage plays, radio plays, written and produced television dramas and serials.