Meet Tania Tome

Tania Tomé is a multifaceted award winner, Mozambiquan President’s Merit winner, and Academic Prize (Portugal/Africa) winner from Portuguese ex-President Mario Soares. She is an economist, entrepreneur, and bank and investment professional with more than 12 years’ experience.

She has expertise in investment, credit risk mitigation, management, leadership, and reward programs. She is the co-founder and executive director of Ecokaya, and volunteers as co-founder and president of NGO Culture for Development, where a social program had the support of the Barack Obama presidency.

She is also vice president of MOVER/Green NGO, spokesperson for a national youth entrepreneurship conference, a TV personality, speaker, and author. After the Fellowship, Tomé will continue establishing Ecokaya Capital integrated solutions, an incubator, and a TV show for small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs.

She created MozBusiness for women and youth empowerment. Tomé holds a postgraduate degree in Management Control and Economics from the Portuguese Catholic University.

Among 1000 young leaders from around the world, Tânia Tomé was named the 2016 Young African Leader, a title conferred on her by President Obama during the Washington and Mandela Fellowship. Also in August 2015, she was awarded the title of Outstanding Business Leader by the US Government during the International Entrepreneurship Summit, which was attended by Kenyan President Kenyatta and US President Barack Obama

We are proud of her achievement and we name her Most Influential 100 Class of 2018 Business and Entrepreneurship category.

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