Despite coming from a broken home and being raised by a single mother, Gbadegesin started volunteering at the age of 18 and has served a number of notable organizations in Nigeria to create local actions and champion solutions to promote the health of underserved populations.

He is a 2016 Women Deliver Youth Scholar and was awarded the prestigious National Youth Service Corps Honours Award in Katsina State in 2013 and 2014 for his contribution to community development service.

Gbadegesin holds a Bachelor’s of Technology in Human Anatomy and a Masters of Public Health, majoring in Health Policy and Management from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.



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