Akindele F. Akinyemi M.A.
“A Visionary Who Believes in Empowerment”
One of the African community’s most respected educators on educational reform through organization, leadership, ethics, management, and change in how the way we view educational business, Akinyemi is a hard-hitting educator, motivational speaker, researcher, and governmental relations expert. He is widely known for his tough hard-line views on educational reform, linking global policy to empower local communities here in the U.S as well as his “blunt” ways of expression.
As the National Political Director of the Nigerian American Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC-USA) Mr. Akinyemi brings 20 years of educational and political experience ranging from K-12 classroom experience, curriculum evaluation and development, educational public policy education in both K-12 and higher education, not just at the local level of government, but at the county, state, and federal levels of government. Mr. Akinyemi has worked and lobbied on public policy issues that included lifting the cap off public school academies, promotion of male teacher achievement, and alternative teacher certification requirements.
In addition, Mr. Akinyemi is the President and CEO of the Global African Business Association (GABA).
Akinyemi has a B.S. in African American Studies from Eastern Michigan University and an M.A. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.