Steven Olikara

Fondateur et président, Millennial Action Project

Citizen University National Conference 2016. New Political Storylines panel discussion. Steven Olikara, Millenial Action Project. Photo by Alabastro Photography. #CitizenUCon16 @StevenOlikara @MActionProjectSteven Olikara (@StevenOlikara) is a political entrepreneur and Founder of the Millennial Action Project (MAP), the largest nonpartisan organization of millennial policymakers in the U.S. Steven also serves as Senior Adviser to multi-platinum recording artist Akon for his Lighting Africa initiative, which has electrified over one million homes in Africa with solar power. A nationally recognized political commentator, Steven has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NBC News, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, among other media outlets. Previously, Steven served as Truman Fellow at the World Bank and advised eight-time Grammy winner Usher’s Foundation on global youth initiatives. A native of Wisconsin, Steven was recognized in Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 for 2017, and was named one of the Most Influential Leaders Under 40 by Washington Life magazine.