Tolu Olubunmi

Co-founder, Welcome.us

Tolu Olubunmi is a social entrepreneur working at the intersection of public policy and social innovation. She was named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of 15 Women Changing the World in 2015. She began her career in public policy as a fellow with the National Immigration Law Center, advocating for passage of the DREAM Act. In 2010, she founded Ada Consulting - specializing in communications, federal legislative and administrative policy analysis, and advocacy, to defend and advance human and civil rights. Tolu co-founded Welcome.us - a nonprofit promoting the history, importance, and contributions of immigrants and immigration through collaborations with business, government, nonprofits, and the entertainment industry. As Welcome’s founding executive director, she helped established June as Immigrant Heritage Month. She has been a featured speaker at the White House, the World Bank, and the US Congress. She currently serves on WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Migration and is co-chairing the Mobile Minds Project - an innovative initiative advancing cross-border remote working as a 21st century alternative to physical migration.

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