Catherine Abiola Akinbami

Catherine Abiola Oluwatoyin AKINBAMI holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Anthropology specializing in Industrial Sociology and majoring in rural women entrepreneurship development, from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. She is currently a researcher and a Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies (IFEDS) of the same University where she is involved in teaching entrepreneurship education at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests include rural entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship development, climate change, entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development and entrepreneurship education. She is also involved in entrepreneurship education through media outreach on local radio programme as well as in business clinic programme in IFEDS to counsel entrepreneurs on various issues that pertain to their enterprise growth and advancement. Through her research activities, she has been able to establish a “Climateprenuership” project in some rural communities in Oyo State to help improve the livelihoods of women in the face of climate change. She is SAP ERP4SCHOOL certified. Dr Akinbami has many publications to her credit and has attended several conferences, seminars and workshops both locally and internationally relating to her research interests. Dr Akinbami has received some research grants and the International Women’s Day Award, The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Name: Catherine Abiola O Akinbami, PhD

Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University

City, State/Province: Ile Ife, Osun State

Country: Nigeria

Email Addresses:; caoakin@oauife.

Orcid id: 0000-0003-4203-4842

Mobile: (+234) 803 344 9681

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