Oluyinka "Yinka" Fakunle is the Executive Secretary for Gallaudet's Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA). She provides administrative support for the unit and for the managers of the RSIA Priority Research and Small Grants Funds.
Yinka provides office management and administrative support for activities in RSIA. She interacts with faculty, staff, students, and visitors in these areas to ensure conformity with Gallaudet University policies, procedures, and operations. In addition to monitoring all aspects of RSIA's budget, she handles post-award administrative support for Small Research and Priority Research Fund grantees; helps process paperwork for international students, visiting scholars, and students in study abroad programs; and facilitates activities such as events for visitors.