Seun Richards is a researcher, social entrepreneur, and community volunteer, passionate about solving problems in the community. He is currently a doctorate student focused on immigrant entrepreneurship and its impact on economic development and population growth across Atlantic Canada.
Before the pandemic, Seun established a delivery company (Door2Door Pickup Couriers) to solve the home delivery problems experienced by international students and newcomers in the city of Saint John. The venture was helpful in offering free delivery services to vulnerable seniors, international students stranded on campus, and immigrant families who were most affected by the lockdown. Through his social enterprise, Seun Richards has been recognized and severally awarded for his community engagement services across Canada. Seun Richards is the recipient of the 2021 PRUDE Diversity Champion – Immigrant Entrepreneur Award.
Seun's major interests are in Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Community Development.