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Archive of posts published in the tag: Class of 2019

Canada as Gold Standard for UN International Decade for People of African Descent

  Canadians Recognized among World’s Most Influential People of African Descent Several Canadian trailblazers are named as part of the 2019 cohort of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Under 40. These finalists will receive the recognition at the MIPAD…

2019 Trade with Africa Business Summit

Following a successful inaugural event in Bentonville, Arkansas; home to world’s largest retailer and Fortune #1; Walmart, global business leaders, trade experts and policy representatives of African countries will convene for the 2nd edition in Chicago This event positions the Chicago metropolitan area and the state…

Meet Colette Otusheso

  Colette Otusheso is an experienced, value-driven marketing, communications and project management professional with a proven record of championing organizational wide initiatives within cross-functional teams. Colette has worked with well-established global and local organizations including VIACOM International Media Networks Africa and MNET Africa.…

Meet Akinyi Ochieng

Akinyi Ochieng is a Gambian-Kenyan strategist and social impact leader. As Corporate Communications Manager at leading fintech company WorldRemit, she drives high-impact social innovation and global communications and policy programs across the Global South, with a keen interest and passion for Africa. Ms.…

Meet Phyllis Wakiaga

  Phyllis Wakiaga is the Chief Executive of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), one of Kenya’s leading business associations with over 800 members. Prior to her appointment, Phyllis was the Head of Policy Research and Advocacy Unit at Kenya Association of Manufacturers…

Meet Bibiana Leite

At YouTube Bibiana leads a high performing organization serving thousands of creators, media companies, and music artists, driving growth, and exceeding quarterly targets for creator/customer engagement and satisfaction. She has 20 years of experience in customer service and operations, video content partnerships and…

Meet Karene Richards

Karene Richards is a capital markets quantitative expert and women’s advocate with over 15 years’ experience in the investment banking industry. Karene most notably built the first Carbon Finance model for the World Bank in addition to a mortgage-backed security model that generated over $250 million…

Meet Velile Nhlapo

  Velile Nhlapo has been Group Executive of Strategy at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited since November 2018 and he was its Member of Executive Committee from 2018 until November 2018. Mr. Nhlapo served as General Manager of Styldrift at Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited…

Meet Benjamin Benaim

  Mr. Benjamin Benaïm is a Co-Founder of Seedstars. Mr. Benaïm has been a Founding Partner of Seedstars SA since November 2012. He is an Advisor to Chief Executive Officer at official.fm since May 2012. Mr. Benaïm acts as a Complementary duo with the…

Meet Habila Malgwi

Habila Malgwi started his career as a financial analyst with Chevron Nigeria Limited after a 1-year youth service with the oil and gas giant. Habila moved on to join ValuePro Nigerian limited as an operations officer and later business development where he helped build…

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