Kafilat Lawal comes to BII with over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector, bringing a background in finance and accounting, operations, grant management, budgeting and reporting, as well as audit and compliance. In her previous role, Kafilat was the Director of Accounting at Achievement Network (ANet) where she spearheaded the upgrade of accounting systems and streamlined finance processes for improved efficiency. Prior to that, Kafilat worked at BellXcel managing its daily accounting operations. While at BellXcel, Kafilat implemented new systems to automate expense management and ensure timely financial reporting. At BII, Kafilat is passionate about building strong finance and operations in support of the mission and work. Kafilat received a BA in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from Boston University.