A Georgia native, Teni-Ola Ogunjobi is influential in areas of community engagement, volunteer management, intercultural education, grassroots development, business management and communications/journalism. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/English from Howard University and a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Relations from the University of the Pacific. As a part of her master's program, she lived and worked as a Community Economic Development Agent in West Africa (Mali & Senegal) with the Peace Corps. Teni-Ola has served the refugee and immigrant community in Metro Atlanta as an AmeriCorps member and volunteer coordinator at a refugee resettlement agency and as the head of community engagement at a school for refugee girls. She founded Intercultural Communities Project to promote, engage, and bridge intercultural communities and she directs an afterschool initiative for refugee youth. Teni-Ola is committed to serving diverse communities in international and domestic settings and seeks difference in her personal and professional contexts. She values service and is passionate about inspiring the youth and adults to maximize their potential.