My goal is to add great value to YOU by giving you critical knowledge and offering creative solutions for your success. I inspire people to dream big and to do tangible things that are guaranteed to help them raise funds or make a difference to their world. I believe in lifelong learning and as an inspirational leader, I am committed to my personal development and would love to help YOU on your journey to be the best that you can be!


My Professional Bio

AmickyCarol Akiwumi is a serial entrepreneur, consultant, trainer and inspirational speaker with a passion for Stewardship and Justice; helping individuals and organisations to unlock their potential in those areas. Her expertise includes creating bespoke strategies, programmes and tools for capacity building and resource mobilisation, as well as developing high level partnerships with major donors, community groups and business leaders, on four continents.

She has an MA in Economics and Finance from the University of Leeds having started out her career as an investment banker. In 2012, she set up RAA Solutions, an ethical, creative business development consultancy and training agency.

Carol is the founder and CEO of Money4YOU, an organisation delivering financial education, entrepreneurship and capacity building training across the world. 

Carol is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals USA and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF). From 2011 to 2021, she held various roles with the CIoF including Chair of Black Fundraisers UK, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

She is the host and executive producer of two podcasts:: Four minutes in Fundraising and BonsaïBriefs, and is a highly sought after inspirational speaker and trainer.

In 2021, she was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen Elizabeth the Great’s New Year Honours List 2021 for services to Financial Education during Covid-19. 

She maintains a sporadic presence on Socials: @AmickyCarol and can be contacted via

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