Adenike Antonia Cole joined SLANSA in June 2015 as Coordinator, providing support to the Director and team. She comes with a wealth of experience working with rural women, on issues related to human rights broadly but most specifically social work and Psychological Care. She comes from being a primary school teacher and till date works as a community Development individual volunteering at various levels of Civil Society Human Rights activists. She has worked on various Human Rights issues, including the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Repor; Promoting accountability and transparency for good governance Health and socio economic issues that affect young women and girls. She also worked on the ‘Rural Women Creating Change ‘project targeting women in border towns in Kono and Kailahun Districts, wherein rural women‘s socio-economic and political lives are being transformed through the community work. In 2011 to March, 2015 was National General Secretary of the Young Women’s Christian Association of Sierra Leone. Since 2012 she has been one of the Coordinators of the Civil Peace Service (CPS), a Bread for the World Partners project in Sierra Leone.
She is passionate about working on community (women) development issues .