Debola Deji-Kurunmi has successfully transited corporate consulting into the non-profit development space, combining her passion for social change and advocacy with strong consulting skills in human capital management, organisational development, business strategy and learning development. In the last six years, she has grown expertise in research, HR consulting and non-profit management having worked in Covenant University, Human Capacity Development Consultants and Phillips Consulting as well as serving on the Faculty/ Board of social enterprises including Project STRETCH, Sesewa Support Services, Enterprising Nigeria and Watermark Academy.
Debola is a 2012 UN Scholar at the United Nations University for Peace and a 2013 Coca Cola Scholar of Social Sector Management at Pan Atlantic University. Her career spans the Academia, Consulting and Non-Profit Management, with work experience as Research Associate at Covenant University, HR Consultant at HCDC Limited, Learning Consultant at Phillips Consulting and Head, Foundation Initiatives at RegCharles Foundation. Debola sits on the Faculty of organisations including FATE Foundation, LEAP Africa, The Enterprising Nigeria (enterprise development and education institution), SeSeWa (employability advocate), Project STRETCH (sustainable youth strategies organization) and Watermark Academy (a Kingdom-based Business School for start-up entrepreneurs). A 2012 HACEY Girl Child Ambassador, 2014 GAME Champion of Change, 2014 Crans Montana New Leader for Tomorrow and 2015 Amani Ambassador, she is also a Life Coach and Author.