Omotola Akinsola is the Chief Executive/Founder of Jumpstart Academy and a Nonprofit Consultant. She is also an Assistant Professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She holds a Master’s Degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She is focused on nonprofit development, social enterprise development & management, grant writing, and fundraising and has a specialization in social entrepreneurship.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.