Bilikiss Adebiyi 2013 Global Fellow
Reduce the impact of poor waste management and local environmental degradation on low-income households in Nigeria by establishing accessible, incentive-based recycling systems.
Bilikiss Adebiyi is the CEO and co-founder of Wecyclers, a for-profit social enterprise working to help communities reclaim their neighborhoods from unmanaged waste. Founded in 2012, Wecyclers utilizes low-cost cargo bicycles called "wecycles" to provide convenient recycling services to households in Lagos, Nigeria using an SMS-based incentives system. Bilikiss is a graduate of Fisk University, Vanderbilt University, and MIT's Sloan School of Management. While at MIT, Bilikiss was a Legatum Fellow at MIT's Legatum center for Development and Entrepreneurship and was a vice president of the MIT Sloan Africa Business Club.