Chief Learning Officer, Data Scientist, Founder and CEO
Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W)
Lilian Ajayi-Ore is an award-winning chief learning officer, data scientist, and digital marketing executive with more than 17 years of relevant industry experience working with Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. She is a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and New York University School of Professional Studies, and the founder of the Global Connections for Women Foundation. She has been featured in "Forbes", "Inc.", "Black Enterprise", "Entrepreneur", "Huffington Post", and Harvard Business Publishing’s "Inspiring Minds". She holds a master’s and a doctorate degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania, GSE. She received double distinctions from UPenn for her dissertation research on pedagogical effectiveness and teaching prowess. Ajayi-Ore is a thought leader, columnist, humanitarian, and TEDx Speaker, and was named a Top 50 Learning and Development Professional in the world by OnConferences and a Top 10 Marketing Professionals in Academia on LinkedIn.