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Gogo Duale

Gogo Duale


Los Angeles, CA USA

"Everyone has their race to run—it's not how fast, but how well!"

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Day In The Life

Audit Senior Associate

I audit the financial statements of public and private companies.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Economics, General

    Aston University

  • Graduate Degree

    African Development

    London School of Economics

  • Certification


    University of California, Los Angeles

  • Certification



Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Accountants and Auditors:

Bachelor's Degree: Economics, General

Graduate Degree: African Development

Certification: Accounting

Certification: CPA

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Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    Graduated college and worked at an Investment Bank in London

  • 2.

    Quit and returned to school to study economic development

  • 3.

    Moved to the U.S. and enrolled in a Finance Program. Realized that accounting was more aligned with my strengths

  • 4.

    Switched to an Accounting Program and worked full time in the last half of the program

  • 5.

    Recruited with KPMG and was offered a full time role, without interning

  • 6.

    Started at KPMG and won the Elijah Watt Sells Award for outstanding performance on the CPA exams in 2018

  • 7.

    Promoted to Senior Associate in 2020

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    Its too late to start over.

  • How I responded:

    I remind myself that everyone has their race to run—it's not how fast, but how well! I truly love what I do now, which shows in my work.