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Kanoyinsola Akagbosu


Kanoyinsola is a Nigerian immigrant who migrated to the United States as a young child. She is a graduate from the University of Illinois, who received Bachelors in Accounting and is pursuing her MBA at the University of South Carolina. In the future she plans to pursue law in hopes to provide equitable changes in the legal system for people of color.

Her vision is to grow The Yarrow and Osafo Scholarship foundation across the country, while achieving the biggest impact. Kanoyinsola has had successful executive roles in organizations such as Black Student Union, Student Government, and National Association of Black Accountants. Her participation in these roles and connection with minority students, she saw a gap between educational institutions and the success of minority students. Her experience in the corporate world has let her witness first hand the importance of education, and the impact experience for students.

She has worked in multiple top accounting firms while maintaining her volunteer spirit. She loves to help and enjoys being part of a team of amazing people.She hopes to take her experience within both the professional world and educational institutions and further grow YO Scholarship


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