Olamide Olayinka

Forbes Tate Partners: Research & Policy Analysis

Olamide Olayinka is a junior at Syracuse University, where she is majoring in Policy Studies and Public Relations, in both the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She has interned at the Oneida Public Defender’s Office, assisting in client interviews and researching statutes, decisions, and legal documents. She is the founder and co-host of the America, Make it Make Sense! Podcast, a weekly show to help college students make sense of current world issues. She aspires to obtain a JD degree after graduating from undergrad and pursue a career as an attorney and political correspondent. Ultimately, she is looking forward to applying the skills and knowledge she has acquired in school to encourage transformative dialogue and change in her community.