Founder and CEO of Global Connections for Women foundation


Lilian Ajayi Ore is an award-winning Digital Marketing Strategist and Big Data Analytics executive with over 16 years of relevant industry expertise helping brands and organizations to identify key market trends, implement a winning marketing strategy, gain market intelligence, and explore new business opportunities. Has been also University Faculty at New York University SPS teaching Digital Marketing, Social Media, and Web Analytics for the past 5 years. Founder of the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W), an award-winning not-for-profit organization headquartered in New York City, with a reach of 3.5 million people worldwide, in the areas of gender equality, women empowerment, and youth empowerment. Rated by LinkedIn as Top 25 Marketing Professionals in Academia, and nominated by NYU Students for the Teaching Excellence Award. Lilian is a Doctoral Candidate/Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education. Lilian is a Harvard Graduate and holds a Master’s in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, GSE. An award-winning Humanitarian, Leadership Ambassador, an International Speaker and a media writer for publications and online news sites including, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, and Diplomatic Courier. “Portugal was ranked among Top 20 best countries for women in the world, and my country, Nigeria was ranked #74. The mission is not complete until everywhere is the best place for women and girls – and the EurAfrican forum is an exciting place to unite and to reshape this universal viewpoint.” Lilian Ore