CEO and Co-Founder
Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wecyclers, a social enterprise working to provide communities with value from their waste. Founded in 2012, Wecyclers, in partnership with the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), utilizes low-cost cargo bicycles called "wecycles" to provide convenient recycling services to households in Lagos, Nigeria using an SMS-based incentives system. Wecyclers has received awards and recognition for their work including, a Tech Award.
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. Bilikiss is an Echoing Green Fellow and is a 2013 recipient of the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards.