Esther Adegunle

Esther is a dynamic professional serving as the Business Development Leader at DAI Nigeria, where she¬† spearheads local business development efforts and collaborates with diverse teams to secure¬† opportunities with esteemed donor organizations such as DFID, USAID, WB, and EU.¬

Beyond her corporate role, Esther embodies versatility by managing her social enterprise, Belle&Grace, dedicated to supporting mothers during the breastfeeding journey. Additionally, she is the founder of BeyondaDegree, an impactful NGO that has provided invaluable support to over 200 students and new graduates in navigating life post-education.

As a passionate storyteller, Esther chronicles her life journey on her blog, Chronicles of Grace, and recently ventured into publishing with her book “Driving in Lagos.”

Balancing her thriving career and entrepreneurial ventures, Esther is also a devoted mother to two wonderful children, epitomizing the harmonious integration of professional success and family life.

Location: Nigeria
Job: Business Development Leader, DAI Nigeria
Umi100 Honouree 2024