Dr Ibrahim Olanrewaju Rashid
Rashid is currently a team member at Keeping Hope Alive (KHA) and has been involved in various ventures regarding environmental conservation, water quality monitoring and assessment both in Canada and the USA.
He enjoys volunteering and community improvement; and was a central part of the Black Creek Pioneer Village restoration project and the Summer Water Savers Program by the City of Toronto in 2006. He is passionate about the development of Sierra Leone and has a strong desire to contribute to the welfare of deprived people.
As a young student boy scout in Sierra Leone, he was always happy to jump at every community involvement; either on immunization campaigns, neighbourhood cleaning or tree planting around the Freetown peninsula.
As an environmental scientist, Rashid currently conducts research on watershed-hydrologic modelling.
Before joining Trent University in 2015, he received his doctorate in Geography and hydrologic modelling from Wilfrid Laurier & University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
He also holds master’s degrees from University of Ibadan in Nigeria and York University in Toronto