Nigeria, Public Management, University of Minnesota
Catherine Oluwakemi Onabanjo is currently a consultant for McKinsey & Company’s Lagos office, where she serves public sector, social sector and corporate clients across West Africa on their growth, strategy and transformation programs.
In addition to her client work, she is a member of the board of trustees for Helping Other People Excel (HOPE), an NGO whose theory of change is that developing leadership skills in Nigeria’s teenagers today will cultivate change agents who will drive social change in the country.
Kemi holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Covenant University and continues to closely engage with the university as welfare secretary and community outreach coordinator of the Covenant University Alumni Association.
Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Kemi plans to focus on capability building and development of her public sector clients, as she believes that the enhanced capability of public sector employees is a critical enabler to unleash Nigeria’s great potentials.