Omotola has over six years of experience as both an in-house grant writer and as a freelance grant consultant to various nonprofit organizations across the United States and in Africa. A Social Worker by trade, Omotola combines her passion for education, youth, leadership, homelessness, community service, nonprofits and social entrepreneurship with her skills as a writer and researcher.
Omotola holds a master’s from George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. She focused on nonprofit development, social enterprise development & management, grant writing, and fundraising during her master’s and received a specialization in social entrepreneurship. She earned a bachelor’s in social work with a double minor in leadership studies and psychology from Columbia College.
Her interests are in educational & economic disparities, international youth development, youth unemployment, youth asset development, community development, social entrepreneurship, mentoring, and nonprofit management & fundraising.
She founded JumpStart Dream Academy, a nonprofit organization in Nigeria that works with youth to develop them into agents of positive change. She has worked and consulted for various nonprofit organizations in different capacities such as creating and designing programs, evaluating programs, structuring nonprofits to run effective, budgeting, grant proposal writing and reviews, and coming up with fundraising strategies.
Omotola is sold out to helping young nonprofit organizations be a force for good and guiding nonprofits in getting funded and being effective.