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Gbenga is a West African word that means Elevate. 

As a social entrepreneur, impact investor, and identity strategist, Gbenga applies his wealth of experience in social enterprise, philanthropy and international service as a bridge builder - bridging the gap of access holding back leaders from making imprints on the global stage.

Author of Borderless Voice: The Power of Telling Your Story and Defining Your Identity. Today, as an identity strategist, Gbenga architects the personal brand of leaders at all levels in career transition. He has coached hundreds of business and nonprofit leaders at organizations like Verizon, Airbnb, American Express, Teach for America, The Foundation Center, Susan G Komen and UN Foundation. Gbenga's international platforms include the Social Enterprise World Forum, and his Business of Storytelling Series (Tell Your Story) has reached business leaders across Corporate America.

Gbenga has worked with the governments of United States and several emerging market countries to empower profit and nonprofit leaders. He has received global recognitions for his work and impact. He is proudly an Atlas Corps Alum, United States, Global Young Social Entrepreneurs Fellow, Malaysia and Cordes/Opportunity Collaboration Fellow, Mexico. Gbenga writes on Identity for The Huffington Post and makes his impact investments through The GO Foundation, Broad Street Fund and LDI Africa. 


  • Storytelling

  • Brand Identity

  • Collaboration

  • Fundraising

  • Social Enterprise

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