Tolu Lawrence is the Managing Director of Programs and Partnerships at JUST Capital. She leads the creation and management of partnerships across sectors to influence markets and workplaces by directly engaging business leaders and stakeholders on key issues the American public identifies as most important when it comes to just business behavior. Tolu has over a decade of experience bringing together leading nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, and brands to develop and support mission-driven initiatives that further social good and help shift public narratives.
Prior to joining JUST Capital, Tolu led the expansion of the Workplace Advisors program at Promundo where she served on the Steering Group of the Parental Leave Corporate Task Force, and orchestrated social impact partnerships with Archewell Foundation, Cummins, Hello Sunshine, L’Oreal, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, etc. She also led Strategic Partnerships at The Representation Project, developing gender equality campaigns and initiatives with socially conscious brands and media companies, including AT&T, Harry’s, Lucasfilm, Spotify, and Viacom.
Tolu serves as an advisor to Feminist.com and formerly served on Spotify’s Culture Change Collective. She also sits on the boards of PL+US (Paid Leave for the US) and Partnership for Male Youth. Tolu holds a Juris Doctor degree from American University Washington College of Law and is a member of the California Bar.
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