David Adu has over a decade experience working directly with secondary school students focusing directly on implementing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives of the Education for the Minority in Schools. As the Country Director in Nigeria for the National Society of Black Engineers, he has travelled wide across the sub region to speak and counsel young students on the need for academic excellence, leadership and Entrepreneurial development. Assuming a pivotal role in an organization that has well over 10,000 members in the sub region has given him an opportunity to create an unusual impact in his community. His outstanding community service engagements especially with the youths has earned him several commendations from across the globe. In year 2012, David was selected as an outstanding scholar and offered a place in the 5years Commonwealth Scholarship Counterfactual Research Team by the Commonwealth Scholarship Secretariat and the Association of Commonwealth Universities in the UK. He was selected as one of the 500 emerging leaders in the world by Dhrubotara Youth Development Foundation (DYDF) in Bangladesh and year 2016 top 600 leaders by Mandela Washington Fellowship in Nigeria. He is an inspiring member of the Mandela Washington Young African Leadership Initiative Network (YALI Network). He is highly skilled in teenage counseling, public speaking and mentoring. David holds a Bachelor and Master of Engineering degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. He is a recipient of a Google Fellowship and was selected as one of the 50 ONE Champions in Nigeria by ONENigeria for the year 2019 cohort of Champions. David was recently selected as one of the top 200 African Young Emerging Leaders by Right to Lead and the Titi Ofei Center in Ghana. He is a Global Peace Ambassador with the Global Peace Chain.
Global Peace chain is an initiative of MAPS alongwith some partners who are
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