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Eniola Mafe is taking strides to bring income balance to Nigeria

Eniola Mafe

· leader,Africa,women empowerment

Eniola Mafe was named on of the 99 most influential foreign policy leaders under the age of 33, or the “99 Under 33,” by the by Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy in 2011, as well as 13 Young Africans Business/Economic Leaders to Watch in 2013 by Ventures Africa Magazine. With all these awards under her belt she still does not stop and keeps striving to make this world a better place in particular in balancing the poverty and gender ratio.

Eniola is a strategist, international development leader and expert on private sector led development in Africa. She manages the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation, a $90 million corporate social enterprise that applies a market-based approach to development, builds partnerships, and develops innovative projects for sustainable development. At NDPI, Mafe works with a range of partners to tackle the myriad of complex and interrelated impediments to sustainable development, with a focus on the development of robust infrastructure and markets, markets that link Africa to international markets, that are inclusive of vulnerable populations such as women and youth. Mafe joined NDPI in 2013 after serving as program manager on Africa at Vital Voices Global Partnership in Washington, D.C. focusing on organizational development, entrepreneurship and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Previously Eniola Mafe worked at the Women’s World Banking Ghana in Accra and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York City. She is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on the topic of economic development and women’s entrepreneurship development in Africa and holds a M.A. from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. and a B.A from Spelman College (Phi Beta Kappa).

Eniola managed the Africa Businesswomen’s Network (ABWN), a partnership among local African businesswomen’s organizations that enhances the management, business development, and leadership skills of businesswomen. Eniola also manages other programs focused on the growth of women-led small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Since its formation in 2008 the network has developed member associations in six countries and has served more than 21,000 women.

She is a fashion lover and investor. She is flying in from Washington, DC to speak and mentor at The Sprinters 3-day workshop in Lagos July 31st to August 2nd, and in Abuja August 4th to 6th, 2017.

Don't miss out to meet her and many other speakers, such as Patrick Gaincko, Chika Uwazie, Tosin Durotoye, Ify Malo, Tobi Ayeni, Chibuikem Agbaegbu, and many more. They will share knowledge in excellence, funding possibilities for your future business, business plan development insights and much more. But not only will your brain get nurtured with insights. You will also receive wellness activities and healthy food during the 3 days of the workshop. JOIN NOW and be part of this exclusive event for 30 ambitious women.

Saskia Naujok

Co-Founder of Sprinters loves motivating and inspiring people to become a better self. She lives in Berlin and loves to dance throughout the day.

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