Debola Salako-Kupoluyi fondly called DSK is passionate about transforming lives. Her innermost desire is to make a positive impact on others.
Burdened by the number of street kids, she started Mantle of Mordecai (MOM) foundation, a registered non-profit organization with the mission to reduce the population of out-of-school children in Nigeria and by extension Africa. She is also a volunteer mentor of The Tony Elumelu Foundation tasked with empowering young entrepreneurs in Africa.
Debola recently authored her first book titled “FREE”, a book that reveals how six successful women were sexually abused when they were children. It highlights precautions that could be taken to avoid sexual abuse and emphasizes the importance of parenting.
She is also the country ambassador, Nigeria for Rise & Lead Netherlands – a global knowledge sharing, education and advocacy platform that connects leaders, emerging leaders, NGOs and change-makers to promote the inclusion of women in leadership.
Debola is also a seasoned professional with over ten years of valuable experience garnered in diverse challenging roles. She is currently Senior Manager, Finance Operations at a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).
She is joyfully married to her best friend Olasunkanmi Kupoluyi.