Ayo Ayoola- Amale is Lawyer, Ombuds, Certified Conflict Resolution and Social Impact Consultant, Peace builder, Educator, Creative Director and the Lead / Senior, Partner at First Conflict Resolution Services Inc. A certified conflict coach, she designs, develop, and facilitates training programs, and has extensive experience working with individual, organizational and multicultural conflict scenarios. What’s important to her, is making peace, impacting lives and also helping leaders in their business to create higher-performing organizations as an investment. Her experience led her to turning around toxic workplaces to become productive, profitable and healthier places to be in, as well as helping people to become happier. She is passionate about peacebuilding, conflict management, developing vital communities, improving communication, culture, diversity, and inclusion. Ayo’s peacebuilding is divinely inspired by the strong calling to a higher purpose of life.
She joined the peace movement at a very young age and became the Lead of Girls Guide as a teenager. Ayo was a devoted Girl Guide in her teens where there are Girl Guiding groups set up with a focus to work on social justice issues, such as violence against women and girls. She later became a member of Women in Nigeria (WIN) and peace-building became a lifetime commitment. Ayo is acknowledged as the Muse for Peace and a Poet for positive social change. Her works often use art forms in peacebuilding, in developing new thinking around economic and progressive social change issues, often including poetry and the arts as a catalyst and transformational vehicle to create systemic positive change. She is a Peace and Social change advocate and passionate supporter of justice and equal rights who look for innovative ways to promote peace through poetry and the arts.
A dedicated advocate for Girl’s education and Women’s rights who has built up the tools to be a promoter for women and girls by empowering them to see new possibilities and clear insights. Ayo is constantly focused on conflict resolution, and peace-building, she believes that Peace is a Human Right and culture that we build by educating young people. Apart from her Conflict Resolution and Peace work, Ayo has served and serves on International Boards. And in 2014, she was awarded Honourable Global Mediator. Ayo is the author of law books, literary works- poetry books, artworks, and plays. She is a recipient of international awards in peace, mediation, and poetry.