Wonu has over a decade’s experience in fundraising. Her interest in fundraising and the not-for-profit sector started in her youth when she volunteered for international charities such as Oxfam, UNICEF UK and Christian Aid. Since then she has built considerable experience working with several organisations in the international development and social impact space including FAIR SHARE of Women Leaders, openDemocracy, Equality Now, Plan International UK, Christian Aid, Girl Effect and the More than Brides Alliance, a partnership between Oxfam Novib, Simavi, Population Council and Save the Children Netherlands. She has worked with trusts, foundations, and bilateral and multilateral donors based in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia.
Wonu has also run training sessions at charities including Wetlands International and the Marine Society and Sea Cadets on various aspects of fundraising including grant writing, prospect research, donor cultivation, donor stewardship, and diversifying income streams.
Wonu has a BA in Ancient History and History (2:1) from the University of Nottingham and an MSc in Africa and International Development from the University of Edinburgh.
Key skills/experience held:
Fundraising Strategy Development