Ms. Funmilola Oluwafemi (Nigeria) has been appointed as Senior Advisor of Global Operations & Partnerships at Tod’Aérs Global Network [TGN]. She joined as Project Advisor in April 2022 where she worked within the Geospatial Division on the Global Development Policy Initiative (GDPi). She was previously Assistant Chief Scientific Officer with the Space Agency of Nigeria (NASRDA) at the Space Life Sciences Division since 2013.
Ms. Funmilola Oluwafemi is a space bio-scientist and an astrobiologist, Principal Investigator, and Leading Expert in Microgravity Research. Before this, Ms. Funmilola Oluwafemi had collaborated in research and education with United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in the Zero-Gravity Instrument Project. Her research focuses on space life sciences about the solutions to the risks to space explorers concerning their physiology and psycho-sociology. She researches as regards farming, food, and nutrition in extreme environments of the Earth, having applications in food security and climate-smart agriculture.
Ms. Funmilola Oluwafemi is a P.h.D. candidate in Space Biochemistry at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti in Nigeria, she has several academic and moral awards with publications in several reputable high-impact peer-reviewed international scientific journals and magazines. She has received fellowships, post-graduate scholarships, research travel grants, election into a professional science academy, conference scholarships, training scholarships, publication awards, and an organizer of international conferences. Ms. Funmilola Oluwafemi is involved in policy-driven publications and patents leading to the adoption of the practice, driving positive change around the globe as an educationist, researcher, writer, and counselor on this related matter.