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20 Oct

H.E Rhoda Peace Tumusiime: Championing Agricultural Development on Boards

Over the years, the life and style of H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime have impacted greatly on African economics most especially with her deep passion for agricultural development which no doubt is one of the key factors that affects the likes of both rural and urban dwellers across the continent. With a background academic qualification in Agricultural economics, it is obvious that her passion for agriculture goes beyond studying the course, rather it is more of a burning desire to put an end to poverty and food insecurities in the continent. This is evident in her words:  "Africa's biggest challenge is limited markets and innovation...
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26 Sep

Sonia Dulá: Coloring the Female Corporate World

  Sonia Dulá is the Vice Chairman for Latin America at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Global Corporate and Investment Banking Division. Before this role, she was Head of Latin America Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch. Earlier in her career, Sonia spent nine years at Goldman Sachs. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Ms. Dulá was the CEO of Grupo Latino de Radio; a group of more than 500 owned and operated radio stations in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. Prior to that, she was CEO of Telemundo Studios Mexico and co-founder of Internet Group of Brazil. Sonia graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, in Economics from Harvard University and received an MBA degree from Stanford University. Sonia has been a member of...
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31 Aug

Investing in the Development of Women Businesses Key to Achieving Sustainable Development

Contrary to several notions which point to the fact that women can climb social ladders on their own, it is important to note that on the road to success everyone needs the support of others to pull through challenges and achieve overall success.   Nina Vaca, Founder, and Chief executive officer of Pinnacle Group, USA, and an expert in spoting talents speaks on the need for women to be adequately supported in other for them to adequately contribute to the growth of society. She also speaks on plans to encourage STEM-related activities the Hispanic community, and more. Excerpt:   In few sentences, please describe the person Of NINA VACA.   Nina Vaca is an entrepreneur, a business leader, a philanthropist, and a global ambassador for...
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21 Jul

Angeline Vere: The Color in the Boardroom

Angeline Vere is the Chief Executive Officer of Telecel Zimbabwe, a post to which she was appointed to in mid-June 2015 while she had been "acting" since March 2013 when Francis Mawindi departed from the organisation. She has been part of Telecel since 2004. Angeline was raised by parents who were both teachers. She is married to a tobacco entrepreneur and the couple has three children. She did her secondary education at Goromonzi High School. She is a lawyer by profession, a qualification she obtained from the University of Zimbabwe. She also holds a Masters of Laws from the University of South Africa and an ACCA Diploma in Finance and Accounting. Her first job after school was at the Attorney General's office...
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