Builders of Africa’s Future

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2021 BAF Awardees

Alfred Chengula

COO and Co-Founder, Imara Tech

Dr. Chibuzo Opara

Co-founder and co-CEO, DrugStoc

Winnie Gitau

Co-founder of Kwangu Kwako Limited

Derrick Hosea Opio

CEO and Founder, Onelamp

Dysmus Kisilu

CEO and Founder, Solar Freeze

Onyancha Chrispinus

Founder and CEO, clinicPesa Ltd

Waceke Nduati

Founder of Centonomy Ltd

Ian Tarimo

Co-founder and Executive Director of Tai Tanzania

Ken Oloo

FOUNDER AND TEAM LEAD, Filamujuani Foundation

Prince Tillya

CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, FixChap

Sr. Celestina Nwodo

CATHOLIC REV. SISTER, NOTRE DAME GIRLS’ ACADEMY
2020 BAF Awardees

Tabitha Arenson Abimiku

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Virtouscore Ltd

Kanyinsola Adepoju

Global Business Manager & Expansion, Flutterwave

Jabulani Dlamini

Founder and CEO, Sidingulwazi

Genesis Ehimegbe

Co-founder and CFO, Coliba

Mosoka P. Fallah

PhD, Acting Director General, National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL)

Tendekayi Katsiga

Founder, Deaftronics

Lou Louis Koboji

Founder/Director Kajo Keji Health Training Institute

Innocent Magambi

Executive Director -There Is Hope

Joan Rukundo Nalubega

Founder, Uganics

Madlala Nkanyiso

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Energy Efficiency (Pty) Ltd

Diana Wilson

Yielding Accomplished African Women
2019 BAF Awardees

Pamela Anyoti Peronaci

Sunshine Agro Products; Asante Mama

Solomon King Benge

Fundi Bots

Barbara Birungi Mutabazi

Women in Technology Uganda

Joachim Ewechu

SHONA Group

Celestine Ezeokoye

WeMove Technologies

Mahmud Johnson

J-Palm Liberia

Linda Kamau

AkiraChix (Kenya)

Faraja Nyalandu

Shule Direct (Tanzania)

Navalayo Osembo-Ombati

Enda Athletic, Inc. (Kenya)

Kwami Williams

MoringaConnect (Ghana)
2018 BAF Awardees

Akin Jones

Co-Founder & CEO, Aella Credit

Louison Mbombo

Co-Founder & President, SOLIDARIEDADDE NA MOKILI

Belinda Ilenge Lofone

Co-Founder, SOLIDARIEDADDE NA MOKILI

Wawira Njiru

Founder & Executive Director, Food for Education

Yasmin Kumi

Founder & Managing Director, Africa Foresight Group

Peter Kegode

CEO, Nishati Koffee

Curtis Vanderpuije

Co-Founder & CEO, expressPay

Ugwem Eneyo

Co-Founder & CEO, Solstice Energy Solutions

Dena Montague

Co-Founder, Energie Rich

Abolade Lawal (Bola)

Co-Founder & CEO, ScholarX