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Kafayat Owolewa

Senior HR Consultant

Kafayat Owolewa is a Human Resource professional with more than 10 years of combined experience in HR and law. She has led the HR function in small-to-medium sized organizations, including two companies that she founded herself. Throughout her career, Kafayat has demonstrated the ability to connect with people on an intimate level and build healthy ecosystems from the ground up.

In addition to her Bachelor’s degree from DePaul University, Kafayat earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. Her first taste of HR was as the founder of her own law firm where she focused on immigration, corporate, and employment law.

Kafayat enjoys staying active by chasing her two young children around and working out. An ideal day for her would begin with a kinetic activity with her children, followed by a 60-minute workout, and capped off with a romance film.

Fun Fact: Kafayat’s two children were born on the same day but two years apart.