Inspirational speaker passionate about professional career women working with the right mindset on their journey to c-level positions
Deborah David is a Chartered Accountant, a seasoned trainer and a certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach. She helps female career professionals build the right mindset for thriving in the workplace and acing c-level positions. She is the author of three best-selling books titled: “ABC Tools For The Workplace”, “The confident woman” and “Work Easy — Proven strategies to rise quickly to the peak of your career and build thought leadership”.
She is a member of the Toastmasters club and a JohnMaxwell certified speaker who captivates her audience with topics around: Dealing with low self-esteem, Work-life-budget, Career development, Emotional Intelligence, Effective communication, Self leadership, Faith, Confidence, Goal setting and Mindset reset. She provides simplicity to emotional issues relating to career and workplace. She has featured in newspapers, local and international TV and radio platforms.
She is the lead Consultant and founder of Deborah David Consulting LLC, incorporated in the USA and offering corporate training, executive coaching and consulting services. Her role has taken her to seven (7) African countries, three (3) countries in Europe and three (3) states in America, building strategic networks, sharing insights and making presentations at conferences.
She holds a Bsc. Economics degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria and a Certificate in Business Analytics from Columbia Business School, New York. She is an Aresty scholar and an alumna of Wharton Business school of the University of Pennsylvania, INSEAD France, Lagos Business School and the Institute of Directors, UK. She is a distinguished Fellow of the Association of Corporate Governance Professionals, a Fellow of the Certified Chartered Accredited Financial Analyst from the American Academy of Financial Managers (AAFM ®), a chartered member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK), Nigeria Institute Management (Chartered), and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA, UK).
She has 21+ years of proven track record with C-Suite executive experiences in Finance, Strategy, Corporate Governance and Executive Coaching. She has worked in MTN Nigeria, KPMG, Centrica Energy, ACPML and GSK. Her stint in KPMG and other global companies trading in various sectors like professional service, Maritime, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Consulting, Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, and FMCG presents her as a multi-skilled, dynamic, resourceful and versatile professional.
She is the founder of Workplace Channel where she has been mentoring professionals and female executives since 2012. She serves regularly as a resource person for initiatives focused on molding Africa’s emerging leaders, advocacy for women empowerment and youth employability.