Professor Smaranda Olarinde, mom of Cool FM persona, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly generally known as Daddy Freeze, has been elected as a member of the distinguished Association of African Universities (AAU) Board.
Olarinde, a Nigerian Professor of Law is the incumbent Vice Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ekiti state.
AAU is headquartered in Accra, Ghana, and is an apex group for all African Universities.
The affiliation gives a platform for analysis, reflection, session, debates, co-operation and collaboration on points pertaining to greater schooling.
It gives a variety of companies to its members and serves African greater schooling in a wide range of methods.
Also elected into the affiliation’s board is Professor Abiodun Adebayo, the Vice Chancellor of Covenant University.
Professor Olarinde has over three a long time of cumulative expertise as a regulation trainer, tutorial, researcher and authorized practitioner.
Her authorized background, in each civil regulation (Romania) and customary regulation (Nigeria) methods, provides to her various multidisciplinary profile.
Her focus has been on ladies, kids and younger adolescents’ rights and safety. In 1989, she was a authorized researcher for IDRC on land tenure and entry to land for ladies. She additionally served as a authorized researcher for the World Bank on regulation improvement and the standing of girls (1990) and in the direction of a gender technique in Nigeria (1992).
She was a member of the “think tank” for the authorized safety of kids in Oyo State and the coordinator of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA).
Professor Olarinde carried out a number of multidisciplinary researches on reproductive rights, ladies and youngsters’s rights, HIV/AIDS and took part within the collaborative effort between researchers from Israel, the Netherlands and Nigeria.
She is actively concerned in coaching regulation college students on the undergraduate and postgraduate ranges, in addition to regulation clinicians for participation in group companies involving professional bono authorized recommendation.