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Jane Obioma Okoro.President

An experienced Coach, Teacher, Business Communications Consultant and Motivational speaker, with an keen awareness of the fact that we all need to share, to build each other up, to learn and to grow.

Blogger and owner of MyRubyHeels, where she shares inspiration, also a contributing writer in some leading UK magazines for women empowerment.Born in Nigeria, with a degree in Philology, an associate degree in Marketing as well as a diploma in Coaching and Counseling.

With a remarkable love for God, a passion for living, learning and writing. Blessed with a deep rooted admiration for the human spirit and a generosity of heart and spirit that runs deep.

Her love for and faith in the African woman is something she takes pride in. And, she is directly involved with a number of organisations working to better the lives of the African woman, where ever she might be. Moved to Spain in 2005, where she currently lives with her family.

Hope Lorin DlaminiExecutive Secretary
Born in Zimbabwe and schooled in South Africa, with a diploma in Travel and Tourism as well as in Montessori Infant Education. With an adventurous spirit and a natural flair for helping others in whatever way she can, she has left her mark in child care and infant education. In 2005, she left South Africa and moved to Spain where she currently resides with her family.
Brenda Apio Oca

Brenda Apio Oca is a Ugandan South African. An advocate for Africa not because she has to be, but because she believes that she is part of a generation that is here to positively enable and drive its economic and social development on the continent.

She is an energetic and dedicated professional with 7 years of Management Consulting experience (IT and operations) in the financial services industry in Africa. Her previous assignments involved the successful delivery of IT systems in several African countries. She also has experience with business process improvement projects designed to optimise the overall effectiveness of businesses and organisations.

She is currently the face of Global IT for the Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain Business Division in Africa, where she partners to deliver consistent end-to-end IT services to support and enable overall business growth.

She holds an MBA from IE Business School (Madrid, Spain) and graduated in the top third of her intake. During this time she was the IE Africa Club Madrid Chapter President, where her team continued to raise the profile of Africa amongst the Business School, University and local community. They successfully held their 4th annual IE Africa Day 2015, with an improved format and increased variety of speakers and discussion topics.

Chef Fatmata BintaAmbassador Western Africa

Fatmata is originally from Sierra Leone. She is highly motivated and passionate about food, Family and Africa. She is currently a culinary art student in Nairobi Kenya.

Although Fatmata has been a great cook for several years her journey to becoming a chef only recently started as she started her career in sales and marketing. Over the years she has worked in the information technology, hospitality and recruitment industries and today runs an afrocentric fashion and accessories business.

Fatmata has a background in international relations, marketing, travel and tourism and is currently studying a culinary art degree.

 

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