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I am often invited to contribute opinions on a wide variety of topics, through TV/radio interviews, conferences and seminars. I could be a guest on a radio show discussing socio-political happenings in Africa, or delivering a keynote address at a global development conference, or hosting my own podcast, Executive Track. You will find below a sample set of recordings from various events.

Speeches & Interviews

Lessons From the Black Lives Matter Movement

In June 2020, I joined News Decoder to discuss lessons for young people around the world from the Black Lives Matter movement. I emphasized that while street protests are powerful, young people must commit themselves firstly to learn, then to take action to create sustainable change.

ALA Model African Union 2017 Opening Speech

In June 2020, I joined News Decoder to discuss lessons for young people around the world from the Black Lives Matter movement. I emphasized that while street protests are powerful, young people must commit themselves firstly to learn, then to take action to create sustainable change.

Interview with Al Sharq Youth Forum, Istanbul

In April 2016, I joined more than 500 young leaders from all over the Middle East for the third Al Sharq Youth Forum. In this interview, I reflected on the unmatched energy and passion for change that I saw in the region’s youth and challenged them to take concrete action to drive the region forward.

ALA Model African Union 2016 Opening Speech

In March 2016, I spoke to a hall full of young African and global leaders at the third ALA Model African Union conference, commending them for being radical enough to believe that their work can change Africa. Speaking directly to non-Africans, I reminded them that Africa will not grow in a vacuum.

World Innovation Summit for Education 2014

At the conclusion of a year-long fellowship with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), I presented Passion to Profession at the 2014 WISE Summit, inviting businesses and foundations to collaborate to deliver a revolutionary career development platform for youth in Bangladesh.

ALA Model African Union 2014 Opening Speech

In April 2014, I spoke at the inaugural conference of the ALA Model African Union, encouraging young African leaders to take inspiration from pioneers who looked past debilitating circumstances to deliver independence for African nations. I emphasized that idealism is the parent of all innovation.

Radio Interviews

Podcast

Executive Track is a leadership development podcast designed for emerging executives in the corporate and non-profit sectors, or anyone else seeking to accelerate their careers. Faith Abiodun is an entrepreneur, project manager, writer and speaker. Building on a successful career in journalism, nonprofit management and education, he served as an Executive at African Leadership Academy, overseeing Communications, Marketing, Program Recruitment and Partnerships. This podcast draws from his professional journey and those of other corporate leaders.
Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Breaker, RadioPublic, Overcast and other major podcast channels.