Temitope Adewale is from Nigeria. She attended Wesley College of Science, Ibadan, before proceeding to the University of Ibadan for her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Fisheries Management. She also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Usmanu Dan-Fodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
Temitope Adewale interned at the Nigerian Institute of Oceanography & Marine Research (NIOMR), Lagos. Also, she taught Agricultural Science and Geography in some High schools before joining the Department of Agricultural Education, Lagos State University of Education (formerly Michael Otedola College of Primary Education-MOCPED). Her teaching and research focus on Fisheries and Environmental Management. In addition, she has attended conferences, workshops and pieces of training within and outside Nigeria. She has some journal articles credited to her,
Presently, she is a PhD Fisheries Science student at the African Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR), University of Cape Coast, Ghana. She is passionate about teaching social work to women and youths and communicating research work understandable to the end-users. She expects to become an expert in Fisheries Science, focusing on climate change, environmental management, and sustainable livelihoods for fishers in coastal areas.
Temitope Adewale has received several awards, including the African Centre of Excellence Scholarship, the Netherlands Fellowship Program(NFP), and the Best Graduating Student Award. She is also a member of learned associations such as Nigerian Women in Agricultural Research for Development, Women in Colleges of Education, Fisheries Society of Nigeria and American Fisheries Society. She is married with children, and her family lives in Lagos, Nigeria