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Carol

AmickyCarol Akiwumi MBE

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Carol is a social entrepreneur, consultant, trainer and inspirational speaker with a passion for Stewardship and tackling inequality; helping individuals and organisations to unlock their potential in those areas. Her expertise includes creating bespoke strategies, programmes and tools for capacity building and resource mobilisation, as well as developing high level partnerships with major donors, community groups and business leaders on four continents.

She has an MA in Economics and Finance from the University of Leeds having started out her career as an investment banker. In 2012, she set up RAA Solutions, an ethical, creative business development consultancy and training aShe has an MA in Economics and Finance from the University of Leeds having started out her career as an investment banker. In 2012, she set up RAA Solutions, an ethical, creative business development consultancy and training agency. Carol is the founding Chair of Black Fundraisers UK, as well as a Fellow and former Trustee and Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF). She Chaired the CIoF’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee from 2019-2021 and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals USA.

Carol is the founder and CEO of Money4YOU, an organisation delivering financial education, entrepreneurship and capacity building training across the world. She hosts the weekly podcast: Four minutes in Fundraising and her work prioritises young people, girls, women and disadvantaged communities.

In 2021, Carol was awarded an MBE for Financial Services in the Queens New Year Honours List.

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