Sunday, September 19, 2021

Forbes’ 20 Young Power African Women 2013

Not long ago, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who is the first African woman in history to be voted to the helm of the African Union, said “African women make up over fifty percent of the continent, and let’s not forget that they produce the other fifty percent – men.” This week, it was Forbes’ turn to acknowledge Africa’s outstanding females, with its annual list, “20 Young Power African Women”:

Here’s who made it;

Isabel-dos-Santos-is-Africas-first-female-billionaire-She-is-also-the-daughter-of-Angolan-President-Jose-Eduardo-Dos-Santos
Isabel Dos Santos
Angolan, Investor

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Mimi Alemayehou
Ethiopian, Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

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Vera Songwe
Cameroonian, Country Director, World Bank Senegal

Tara-Fela
Tara Fela-Durotoye
Nigerian, Founder, House of Tara

Rapelang
Rapelang Rabana
South African, Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder Yeigo Communications

Claire Akamanzi
Claire Akamanzi
Rwandan, Chief Operating Officer, Rwanda Development Board

Valentina da Luz Guebuza Mozambican, Investor, Head of Focus 21 Management & Development
Valentina da Luz Guebuza
Mozambican, Investor, Head of Focus 21 Management & Development

Hadeel-Ibrahim
Hadeel Ibrahim
Sudanese, Founding Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alengot Oromait Ugandan, Member Of Parliament
Alengot Oromait
Ugandan, Member Of Parliament

Monica Musonda Zambian, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Java Foods
Monica Musonda
Zambian, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Java Foods

Lindiwe Mazibuko South African, Politician & Parliamentary Leader for Democratic Alliance (DA)
Lindiwe Mazibuko
South African, Politician & Parliamentary Leader for Democratic Alliance (DA)

Minoush Abdel-Meguid Egyptian, Private Equity Investor, Entrepreneur, Investment Banker
Minoush Abdel-Meguid
Egyptian, Private Equity Investor, Entrepreneur, Investment Banker

Ola Orekunrin Nigerian, Medical Doctor & Founder, The Flying Doctors
Ola Orekunrin
Nigerian, Medical Doctor & Founder, The Flying Doctors

Sibongile Sambo South African, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Sibongile Rejoice Sambo Aviation
Sibongile Sambo
South African, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Sibongile Rejoice Sambo Aviation

Lupita Nyong’o Kenyan, Actress and Filmmaker
Lupita Nyong’o
Kenyan, Actress and Filmmaker

Amini Kajunju Democratic Republic of Congo, President & CEO, Africa-America Institute
Amini Kajunju
Democratic Republic of Congo, President & CEO, Africa-America Institute

Folake Folarin-Coker Nigerian, Founder & Fashion Designer, Tiffany Amber
Folake Folarin-Coker
Nigerian, Founder & Fashion Designer, Tiffany Amber

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NoViolet Bulawayo
Zimbabwean, Author

Wangechi Mutu Kenyan, Artist and Sculptor
Wangechi Mutu
Kenyan, Artist and Sculptor

Angellah Kairuki Tanzanian, Parliament Member & Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional affairs
Angellah Kairuki
Tanzanian, Parliament Member & Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional affairs

 

Reference and Image Source:

forbes.com; rollingout.com; m.inyarwanda.com; actusen.com

globalblackhistory.com; itweb.co.za; newtimes.co.rw

amnesty.org; empowersuccessinafrica.blogspot.com; thebestofzambia.com

meslive.co.za; news.anu.edu.au; nyhof.com.ng; sibongilesambo.co.za

people.com; cnn.com.hk; tiffanyamberng.com

southbankcentre.co.uk; africandigitalart.com; bongocelebrity.com

 

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