Shakirat O. Raji-Olaogun is the chief co-ordinating trustee of The Shade of Women Foundation, TSWF. She oversees the administration, programs & strategic plan of the foundation. She serves as the secretary of the board of trustees. Prior to starting The Shade of Women Foundation, she had years working experience in the field of Information Systems, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Informatics & Information Security. She was a PhD candidate at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) where she published multiple research papers in reputable journals. Shakirat holds a BSc Computer Science from Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria and MSc Bioinformatics from De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom and she is rounding off MSc Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics from The University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom.
In 2018, she completed Non-For-Profit Leadership & Management certificate programme held at the Lagos Business school. She completed the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Emerging Leaders’ Program at Regional Leadership Center (RLC) west Africa, Accra Cohort’10.
Her work experience included internship at KPMG Professional Services Lagos; worked at WEMA BANK as an information analyst in the department of Information Technology during NYSC. She was an assistant lecturer at Bells University of Technology, Ota; she held the position of Lecturer II at First Technical University, Ibadan and worked as a Cyber Security intern at Afenoid Enterprise Ltd, Central Business District Abuja.