Dupe Akrinrimisi

Board Member

Dupe serves as the Family Planning and Sexuality Educator for the Woonsocket Health Equity Zone through Thundermist Health Center, where she supports health initiatives decided by and for teens. In this role she teaches, writes curriculum, provides parent education, and professional development trainings. Dupe advocates for the expansion of healthcare access and believes all teens deserve an opportunity to improve their quality of life.  Dupe develops her interest in policy by working with legislators, community members and stakeholders to create systems that provide equitable treatment to women of color and their children. As an alumni of YIA, Dupe understands the importance and impact of creating opportunity for young people and hopes to continue to support the organization by bringing her unique expertise to the board of directors