Youth Poet Ambassador of Allegheny County, 2020-2021

Oladunni Bejide was born in Rhode Island and is 14 years old. She moved to Nigeria when she was nine, and later moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she now attends Pittsburgh CAPA in the literary program. She is an honor student who participates in several sports and a writer that dabbles in many genres of literature. Those genres include: playwriting, fiction, journalism, and poetry. She volunteers at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Oladunni believes in all kinds of equality for all kinds of people and openly discusses and shares her beliefs and ideas with any given opportunity. 

Read Oladunni’s poem “My Mother’s Liberia.

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