DWC Class of 2014
Phillips Academy Andover
Mofopeoluwa began attending DWC in 2009. She was a very active member of the school in terms of both academics and extra-curricular activities. During her five years at DWC, she was a member of the Gavel Club, Math Olympiad, Soccer Academy, School Choir, and the School Band where she played the soprano saxophone. She was also a member of the cast for the school’s production of The Gods Are Not To Blame which was performed at the Muson Centre Lagos and in the UK. She continued to participate in school plays including What A Knight, Grease, Rocky Horror Show and Arabian Nights.
She also completed the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award program.
In addition to being a member of these clubs and teams, Mofopeoluwa was also the Deputy Head of the school’s Press Club, the Head of the Protocol team for the school’s Church, and later went on to become the school’s Deputy Head Girl. She received awards in multiple subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Geography and was awarded the school’s prestigious Tayo Aderinokun Leadership Award. She was also selected for the Gifted & Talented Program which resulted in an all-expenses-paid trip to Ghana focused on cultivating her skills in Mathematics and the Sciences. Mofopeoluwa completed her IGCSEs with a record-breaking 11 A*s.
After DWC, Mofopeoluwa attended Phillips Academy Andover, a US-based preparatory school that boasts an impressive alumni including Hafsat Abiola, Bill Belichick and George H. W. Bush. There, she continued to participate in theatre and dance. She was also a member of the school’s Junior Varsity soccer team, the President of the African Student’s Union, the President of the philanthropic Non Sibi society, the founder of the Book Club, a Senior Board Member of the International Club and Editor of a feminist literary magazine called BOSS. She also mentored new students and was an admissions tour guide for the school. She graduated cum laude from Phillips Academy and was a member of the Cum Laude society.
Mofopeoluwa went on to attend the esteemed Ivy League college Princeton University where she was a writer for The Daily Princetonian and a residential college advisor. She also continued to participate in theatre and was a member and the Treasurer of the Dorobucci dance group. At Princeton, she also planned and coordinated fashion and talent shows. She was the Programming Coordinator of National Society of Black Engineers (Princeton Chapter) and President of the African Student’s Union. As President, she co-directed the university’s Inaugural Africa Summit. During her university career, she interned in the Operation Risks department at Goldman Sachs and was a research assistant at the chemical firm AkzoNobel. She was also a founding member of HomeWorks Trenton, an education start-up for which she was also the Marketing & Recruitment Director and a volunteer tutor.
Mofopeoluwa graduated cum laude with a BSe. in Chemical & Biological Engineering and a Minor in Bio Engineering. She was also inducted into the Sigma Xi Society, an honours society for scientists and engineers. She now works as a Technology Consultant at Mastercard’s Washington DC office where she conducts data analysis and strategic advisory for clients. As of 2020, Mastercard ranked 191st in the Fortune 500.