Adeola A. Oredola is the Executive Director at Youth In Action, a 12 year old non-profit in Providence where over 1,000 young leaders have been at the forefront of creating positive social change throughout their city. Adeola grew up Providence, attended Providence Public Schools, then Brown University, and now lives in the Washington Park area of the city. As a product of the community in which she works, Adeola is truly dedicated to every aspect of youth and community development in Providence. In 2006, she completed a three year term as a member of the Providence School Board through which she worked to ensure that both youth and the community have stronger voices in policy and school improvement initiatives. She currently serves as a Board Member with AS220, the Women’s Fund of RI, and the Providence Plan.