Divinity is an entrepreneur, thought leader and career mom who is passionate about the destigmatization and decriminalization of cannabis, racial equity, gender equity, startups, tech and social impact. She is a creative problem solver and independent thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and dynamic leadership skills. She currently splits her time between Los Angeles, California.
Creative problem solver with entrepreneurial spirit
Divinity is the Founder and CEO of Exodus Edibles, a health and wellness cannabis infusion brand that manufactures gourmet Southern-style desserts infused with high quality medical grade cannabis and CBD oil. Since 2010, she has managed Matovu Consulting where she hustles, innovates, strategizes and executes to help her clients achieve their business goals. Divinity has experience in law, impact investing, consulting, education, entertainment, non-profit management, and community organizing in local and national politics. Her functional experience includes strategy and operations, branding, marketing and communications, fundraising, corporate social responsibility, human resources and general management.
Being a mom is the most important job in the world
Divinity is an advocate for career moms and the empowerment of women globally. She created the MBA Mama blog in 2015 to increase the visibility of MBA moms and help women navigate family and career planning. She founded Watotolly in 2016 to provide busy parents with affordable, convenient, and trustworthy childcare. 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 changing the world.
1st Generation College Graduate
Originally from Wisconsin, Divinity is a 2017 MBA graduate of The Wharton School where she focused on finance and entrepreneurial management. As a Wharton student, she led a team that advocated for the installation of lactation rooms at The Wharton School's Jon M. Huntsman Hall. She completed her undergraduate studies Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude at the University of Southern California in 2008, becoming the 1st person in her family to graduate from a four-year college.
Where Passion Meets Purpose
Divinity is a Social Innovation Fellow with StartingBloc. She is an alum of the Toigo Foundation, Forté Foundation's MBA Launch Program for Women and MLT's MBA Prep Program. After a transformational experience studying in Kenya and Tanzania, Divinity co-founded the Amagezi Gemaanyi Youth Association (AGYA) in Uganda in 2008 to address issues facing urban youth. Under her leadership, AGYA provided outreach, education, and services to more than 2,000 youth living in urban poverty.
MUSINGS & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
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