Profiles

Agnes Binagwaho

Vice-Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity

Prof Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan paediatrician who has made remarkable contributions to improving the health and well-being of people in Rwanda and in the rest of Africa. A former Minister of Health, Binagwaho has been at the forefront of the battle against HIV/AIDS and HPV – the human papilloma virus that causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. She has held key advisory positions at the World Health Organisation and the United Nations. Her passion for health equity contributed to the establishment of the University of Global Health Equity, the first of its kind in Africa.

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Graça Machel

Founder, Graça Machel Trust

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Founder and CEO, Birimian Ventures

Toyin Sanni

Group Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Africa Capital Group

Lamia Merzouki

Deputy General Manager, Casablanca Finance City Authority

Alexandra Palt

Executive Vice-President of the Fondation L’Oréal

Valerie Neim

CEO, BRAZZA TRANSACTIONS