Funmilayo graduated from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State with Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering with Second Class (Hons,) Upper Division and Master in Business Administration (MBA) Executive.
She started her national Youth Service programme at the Ministry of Work and Housing, Gumel, Jigawa State. After nine months, she redeployed to the Works and Services Department, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, after which she had a brief stint at Adefun Investment, Ibadan, Oyo Sate.