Divinity is passionate about start-ups, technology, financial inclusion, women's empowerment and African affairs. Her latest venture, www.mbamama.com, is an online platform that provides ambitious women with tools and resources to leverage an MBA and strategically navigate family/career planning. MBA Mama recently celebrated one year of operations - check out Divinity's Letter From The CEO here.
Currently, Divinity is a full-time MBA student at The Wharton School where she is focused on finance and entrepreneurial management. She is the Co-President of Mothers @ Wharton, an initiative of Wharton Women in Business. She is the Co-President for Wharton Impact Investing Partners and Chief Technology Officer for Wharton Africa Student Association. She is involved as a member with the following Wharton student groups: Entrepreneurship Club, Founder's Club, Finance Club, and African-American MBA Association.
She plans to use her Wharton MBA to transition into a career in finance - she is particularly interested in fintech, venture capital, investment management and impact investing in emerging markets.
Divinity is a serial entrepreneur who launched four start-ups: a fashion company and consulting practice in Los Angeles, a youth development non-profit in Uganda, and her latest venture MBA Mama. She aspires to use her entrepreneurial experience to grow and scale ventures that positively impact the world.
Divinity is a critical, independent thinker who enjoys learning new things. A life-long learner, Divinity is always eager to expand her knowledge in various subject areas. She is not afraid to express her thoughts and opinions on any issue - from politics to business. She contributes to the MBA Mama blog and regularly updates her Twitter with thoughts on business, pop culture and global affairs.
Advocate For Women
Divinity is an advocate for the empowerment of women globally. She is a past recipient of Glamour Magazine’s Annual Woman of the Year Awards where she was recognized as one of twenty women in their 20s who are changing the world. She is a proud alumnae of Forté Foundation's MBA Launch Program For Women and Management Leadership For Tomorrow's MBA Prep Program. As an MLT MBA Prep Fellow in 2015, Divinity co-founded Women of MLT Programs, an affinity group created to empower, educate and support the women of MBA Prep to be successful in MLT, business school and beyond.
Youth Development Leader
After having a transformational experience studying abroad in Kenya and Tanzania, Divinity co-founded the Amagezi Gemaanyi Youth Association (AGYA) in Uganda in 2008 to address issues facing urban youth. She served as the Executive Director for 3 years. Under her leadership, AGYA provided outreach, education, and services to more than 2,000 youth living in urban poverty through programs focused on education, leadership development and creative self expression. Divinity has served as a youth mentor in Wisconsin, California, and East Africa.
Divinity is emerging as a thought leader on topics like: gender equality, diversity, motherhood, women in business, and entrepreneurship. Click on the icons below for a sampling of Divinity's thoughts on relevant topics.
Written For MBA Mama
A snapshot into Divinity's personal life as well as professional highlights throughout her career, which has included four start-ups founded by Divinity as well as roles in non-profit, local and national politics, education, international youth development, law, consulting and functions like marketing and communications, strategy and operations, fundraising, and human resource management.