Deborah Yetunde Abiodun holds the degree of Bachelor of Education in Adult Education and Community Development, Bayero University Kano, Masters of Education in Community Development and presently on her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Adult Education and Community Development from the same University. Presently the Unit Head/ Coordinator for Adult Education Unit, Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education in University of Jos, Nigeria. She has over eight years’ experience in lecturing, mentoring, supervising, community services and carrying out qualitative research surveys especially those addressing gender based, rural livelihood and development, development of survey questionnaires and report writing. She is a Gender Advocate, and has served as a resource person to several national and international organizations like Crop Research Institute (CRI), Ghana / Missionary Sisters of Holy Rosary (MSHR) Collaboration on the Activity of the outcome Study Survey Project: Community Action in Improving Farmers Saved Seed Yam (CAY-SEED) in Abuja, federal capital territory Nigeria 2017. DFID/V4C (VOICE FOR CHANGE) research on causes of Gender Based Violence and how it can be curbed with the influence of Religious

Leaders in Kano State, 2014. AgResults Nigeria research on the causes of aflatoxin (pest) in maize and creating awareness on the use of aflasafe product of IITA as a cure for it in Kano/Kaduna State, 2014. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kano Nigeria research on the output of farmers harvest on the implementation of improved Cow pea (beans) in Kano State, 2011. SKAS CARE ACADEMY, Jos (A Non-Governmental Organization). She is a member of several International and National bodies like: International Association for Community Development (IACD) Scotland, International Society for Comparative Adult Education (ISCAE), Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE), Community Development Association of Nigeria (CDAN), Inclusive Community Education and Development Association (ICEADA). She has several publications in international and national journals. She is happily married to Steve Abiodun Akinwehinmi with adorable children. She has been able to combine outstanding personal integrity, self-motivation and hard work with good quality achievements. She is committed to continuous learning and believe that she could make a significant and valuable contribution as an International Consultant of Community Development with a passion of working towards a better Nigeria, and the world at large.

DEBORAH YETUNDE ABIODUN