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Harambeans at Work

These profiles highlight the journeys and achievements of the visionary Africans who are building Africa’s future. From a cup of Kenyan coffee that reshapes a supply chain, to addressing public transport challenges in Nigeria, to solving the unintended consequences of technology, the dreams of our entrepreneurs are changing Africa’s narrative. These are their stories. These are Harambeans.

YASMIN KUMI, H’16

Thinking Locally to Shape African Growth

ELIZABETH MASIYIWA, H’18

Impacting the Lives of Children in Africa as a Social Entrepreneur

BABATUNDE ALAWODE, H’16

Creating Opportunities for Africans through Video Technology

MAYA HORGAN-FAMODU, H’17

Accelerating the Demand for Investing in Africa

MELVYN LUBEGA, H’16

Creating Opportunities for Africans through Business Education

OLUSEUN ONIGBINDE, H’15

A Social Entrepreneur Makes Open Data in Nigeria a Public Reality

NNEILE NKHOLISE, H’18

Advancing Medical Prosthesis Development in South Africa

IYINOLUWA ABOYEJI, H’10

Using Tech to Enable Africa’s Success

HAWEYA MOHAMED, H’18

Connecting African Entrepreneurs in Tech to Global Investors

TUMI PHAKE, H’18

Increasing Health and Wellness through Entrepreneurship and Technology

EYRAM TAWIA, H’18

Reviving Africa’s Superheroes through Games and Comics

HABTAMU TADESSE, H’18

An African Entrepreneur Builds the “Uber of Ethiopia”

GOSSY UKANWOKE, H’18

Driving Growth in Africa through Higher Education Learning

EYITEMI POPO, H’18

Breaking Stereotypes and Creating Business Opportunities in Africa

WILLIAM MAPHAM, H’18

Using Mobile Technology to Strengthen Health Systems

VELANI MBOWENI, H’18

How A South African Entrepreneur Reclaimed Commute Time

KWAMI WILLIAMS, H’14

Planting the Seeds for Farmer Entrepreneurship in Ghana

RAKHEE SHAH, H’13

An African Entrepreneur Inspiring the World through Fashion

UGWEM ENEYO, H’16

A Nigerian Entrepreneur is Designing Clean Energy Solutions

LUNGISA MATSHOBA, H’14

How a Harambean is Empowering Entrepreneurs in South Africa

ADETAYO BAMIDURO, H’15

Creating the Infrastructure for Nigeria’s Public Transport System

EMMA MARGETTS, H’16

Leading the Way to Success for Women Entrepreneurs

NAADIYA MOOSAJEE, H’15

Leading the Revolution for Women in STEM

MARGARET NYAMUMBO, H’09

Breaking the Glass Ceiling of Kenya’s Coffee Supply Chain

OBINNA OKWODU, H’16

A Harambean Solving the Nigerian Housing Crisis
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