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Grow Africa: East Africa Chapter Alumni Business Dialogue Cocktail and Corporate Roundtable event

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Grow Africa: The use of Development Finance to re-ignite the Economy

East Africa Chapter Alumni Business Dialogue Cocktail and Corporate Roundtable event (EART)

Alumni Business Dialogue Cocktail and Corporate Roundtable event,      14 August 2019 Nairobi

Join us at this alumni networking event where USB’s Dr Nthabiseng Moleko, the first woman in South Africa to receive a PhD in Development Finance, will present on the use of Development Finance to reignite the economy.

Date: Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Time: 17:30 for 18:00 – 21:00

Venue: Southern Sun Mayfair, Nairobi, Kenya

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More about the speaker

Dr Nthabiseng Moleko is a faculty member at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) where she teaches Economics and Statistics part time. She was appointed by the President of the Republic as a Commissioner for the Commission for Gender Equality in 2017. She is passionate about development economics, women economic empowerment and development finance, and her mission is to alleviate poverty and be an instrument of positive social and economic change in South Africa and the continent at large.

She seeks to understand how financial development (and more specifically pension funds) in Africa can be better used to aid economic development. Her research on pension funds in the South African context has been presented at the International Pensions Workshop, African Development Finance Series, Global Development Finance Conference and PEG Net Conference of Poverty Alleviation held in Accra, Zurich, Cape Town and Paris respectively. Her work has also translated into written articles in FinWeek, African Development Banks’s Making Finance Work for Africa and Business Live. The African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) selected her as one of the leading future African researchers in Finance and Economics for the 2016 Summer School.

As a former CEO at the Joe Gqabi Economic Development Agency (JoGEDA), Project manager and Researcher at the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC), she has worked extensively in the economic development landscape. The Minister of Trade & Industry has appointed her as a Board of Trustee for the National Empowerment Fund, where she Chairs the Boards Investment Committee.

She is also an author and avid poet. She has published three books: Career Guidance and Technical Training: A solution for youth unemployment, and two anthologies of poetry (Abundant Living and Been Chasing Destiny). Her twitter handle is @drnthabimoleko and Facebook Page is Been Chasing Destiny.

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East Africa Alumni Chapter: Business Networking and AGM

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East Africa Alumni Chapter: Business Networking and AGM

  Business Network & AGM    29 Nov 2018       East Africa

The spiralling public debts in African countries, with a focus on Kenya, and the implications from a legal and development finance perspective will be discussed at this panel forum on Thursday, 29 November.

DATE: Thursday, 29 November 2018
TIME: 17:30 for 18:00 – 21:00
VENUE: Sankara Hotel, Woodvale Grove, Westlands Nairobi, Kenya | Map
ENQUIRIES: Lizelle Kannemeyer | USBAlumni@usb.ac.za

Speaker

Stephen Wanjala

Stephen Wanjala
Founder and Director for Housing and Development Finance Consultants (Africa) Ltd.

Stephen Wanjala is a Housing Microfinance Specialist with more than 25 years of experience in Microfinance and Housing Microfinance operations and management, training and business development services (BDS). He has proven experience in undertaking consultancy assignments, mainly in the areas of institutional assessment, product development, design and delivery of specialised training programmes for operations and management level staff for institutions. He has also worked in Housing Microfinance projects in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Liberia, South Africa, Botswana, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, and Angola. Currently he is the team leader for the Bank of Tanzania Housing Microfinance Fund  Project funded by the World Bank.

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